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Second-hand Shots in Movies and TV Shows

In the Movies
Blade Runner 1982
At the very end of this Ridley Scott film, some of the scenery that flashes as Dekard's final narration is heard is actually unused footage from The Shining (1980

G.I. Jane 1997
In this Demi Moore vehicle, director Ridley Scott, who also directed Blade Runner, uses submarine footage from 1995's Crimson Tide, directed by his brother Tony Scott

Bambi 1942
Some forest fire scenes from this classic tearjerker are unused footage from 1940's Pinocchio

2001: A Space Odyssey 1968
Stanley Kubrick used some of the aerial footage from 1964's Dr. Strangelove parody in his serious sci-fi epic.

The Limey 1999
The movie, with Terence Stamp as antihero, uses scenes of a much-younger Stamp from Ken Loach's 1967 The Poor Cow.

The Rock 1996
Most of the scenes involving F/A-18s in this straight-outta-Alcatraz flick are stock footage of the U.S. Navy Blue Angels. Riding With Death 1976
This film was pieced together from two episodes of the short-lived 1976 Gemini Man TV series, plus some computer-room footage from the sci-fi film Colossus: The Forbin Project (1969).

Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror 1942
Sherlock didn't seem to notice that the train derailing early in the film is actually footage from an entirely different film: 1933's The Invisible Man.

Space Mutiny 1988
All space-battle footage in this flop was from the 1978 TV series Battlestar Galactica.

Stigmata 1999
Even with all the dough spent on special effects in this now-you-see-it-now-you-don't supernatural flick, some subway-car footage was taken from 1995's Money Train.

On Television

The Time Shifters 1999
This TV series also borrowed footage — a subway crash — from the ever-popular Money Train.

Buck Rogers in the 25th Century 1979
Scenes from Battlestar Galactica were yet again ripe for the plucking...and inserting into this TV series.

Galactica 1980 1980
For a sequence that showed ships attacking Earth, scenes of destruction from 1974's Earthquake were simply superimposed with Cylon fighters.

The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles 1992
WWI's charge at Beersheba shown in this show features footage from 1987's The Lighthorsemen.

Doctor Who 1963
The Daemons episode used footage from the 1963 James Bond film From Russia with Love.

Source: Internet Movie Database (www.imdb.com)