Unknown Biplane

Could someone help identify this biplane from a TV show, please? No other scene / camera angle is available though.

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    $\begingroup$ could you at least name the tv show and episode? $\endgroup$
    – Federico
    Dec 29, 2020 at 7:57
  • $\begingroup$ Sorry, it's "Falcon Crest" # 075 <4.07>, but I thought it's no help because this is the only visible angle in a very short segment. $\endgroup$
    – TJP
    Dec 29, 2020 at 16:01

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My vote would be a Waco UPF-7 without the engine cowl:

enter image description here Source: American Power Museum

Looks like the one in the OP post has a different engine in it or at least a relocated cooler, but the struts and windscreen design look very similar. (Struts on the right side are distorted by perspective, look at the ones on the left). Gear bracing is also pretty close.

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    $\begingroup$ Looks like a direct hit +1! Struts, gear, windshield all fit. Only the air intake is most likely an oil cooler. $\endgroup$ Dec 29, 2020 at 8:57
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    $\begingroup$ I originally called it a cooler but second guessed myself... $\endgroup$
    – Ron Beyer
    Dec 29, 2020 at 12:56
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    $\begingroup$ @TJP Please don't add "thank you" as a comment. If you want to thank someone, up-vote the answer. If you think this answer fully answers your question, you can also mark it as accepted (using the tick mark next to it). $\endgroup$
    – Bianfable
    Dec 29, 2020 at 16:47

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