Film: Back to the Future Part II (1989)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
Prop: Police Wrist Communicator
Actor: Mary Ellen Trainor (Officer Reese)
Prop builder: Michael J. Hood & Michael Moore
From the classic time-travel film "Back to the Future Part 2", a wrist communicator used by the police of Hill Valley in the year 2015. You can see these communicators in several scenes in the film, the first is when Biff and his gang are arrested and again when the local police take the 1985 Jennifer to her future home.
Officer Reese was portrayed by Mary Ellen Trainor, who was uncredited on-screen. She was at the time the wife of Robert Zemeckis.
The communicator is made up of molded foam, resin & plastic with a Velcro fasten tap, the buttons are static. Extensive provenance. [MB]
In 2014, Michael J. Hood, the prop builder, visited this website and was kind enough to leave a message identifying the prop an his role in its creation. Thank you!
|A production photo of the two police officers, where you can clearly see the communicator.|