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1776 playing in Santa Monica tomorrow

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#1 of 131 OFFLINE   Moe Dickstein

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Posted July 02 2013 - 09:47 AM

Just wanted to give a heads up to any members in LA that want to come support 1776, there's a screening at the Aero theater in Santa Monica July 3 at 7:30. I'll be there with Peter Hunt who will do a Q&A afterwards. Perhaps Sony will take some notice of this screening being well attended and get the Blu plans moving again!

In any case would be good to meet some of the other forum members! I'm hard to miss, I'll be the larger 6'4 guy there with short partly blond hair lol.
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Posted July 02 2013 - 09:54 AM

Moe,

 

Wish I could be there. 

 

Have a great screening.


 

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#3 of 131 OFFLINE   Moe Dickstein

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Posted July 02 2013 - 09:55 AM

We'd love to have you there too Ron. I hope a few forum member will be able to attend at least.
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Posted July 02 2013 - 09:57 AM

Gee, I just can't imagine what some of the Q&A discussion might be about...      :)



#5 of 131 OFFLINE   Moe Dickstein

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Posted July 02 2013 - 10:05 AM

I think any fans from here know what the intent for the Blu is, so maybe other questions might get asked that we haven't heard a thousand times lol
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Posted July 02 2013 - 10:21 AM

Maybe someone could film Mr. Hunt's remarks and post it.


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Posted July 02 2013 - 10:29 AM

Moe,

 

Wish I could be there. 

 

Have a great screening.

 

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Maybe someone could film Mr. Hunt's remarks and post it.

 

+1

 

Moe must be waiting the egg...to...hatch on that screening.  I know I would be if I were anywhere in the vicinity. 

 

I have already planned to have my own screening this week.  An annual event around Independence Day!  smilie_flagge13.gif


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#8 of 131 OFFLINE   Moe Dickstein

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Posted July 02 2013 - 10:40 AM

It's sort of work to be there for me, but not a job I mind as Mr Hunt is my boss.

If you guys have any questions and can't be there, put them here and I'll get them answers, but of course, be respectful and with the knowledge that the plan is to put all the footage back in for the Blu!
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Posted July 02 2013 - 10:55 AM

Too long of a drive for me in a car with malfunctioning AC, but have a great time!



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Posted July 02 2013 - 10:56 AM

I'd be there if I could!  Hey, have a showing in the NYC area sometime!



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Posted July 02 2013 - 11:03 AM

All the footage would definitely be welcome.

Of course the big question is: When?

Also, any chance of commentaries? Daniels, Howard, Cullum, Danner, and others are still with us.

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Posted July 02 2013 - 11:43 AM

I'd be there if I could!  Hey, have a showing in the NYC area sometime!

 

We ran it at the Paramount in Middletown, NY, a couple of years ago. It's the "Director's Cut" version - same as the DVD. Looked and sounded very nice.

 

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Posted July 02 2013 - 01:00 PM

Wish we knew when. It's up to Sony.

Plan is for a new commentary with at least Hunt, Daniels and Howard.
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Posted July 02 2013 - 01:01 PM

Sorry we'll miss you Glen! Where are you coming from?
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Posted July 02 2013 - 01:29 PM

Is the version they show on TCM the same as the DVD or what will be screening in Santa Monica if different ? Wish I could be there but not practical from NY.



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Posted July 02 2013 - 01:30 PM

The director's cut as seen on the DVD and TCM will screen
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Posted July 02 2013 - 03:09 PM


Plan is for a new commentary with at least Hunt, Daniels and Howard.

 

That's some exciting news right there, Moe!  Many thanks! :thumbs-up-smiley:


There's Jessie the yodeling cowgirl. Bullseye, he's Woody's horse. Pete the old prospector. And, Woody, the man himself.Of course, it's time for Woody's RoundUp. He's the very best! He's the rootinest, tootinest cowboy in the wild, wild west!


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Posted July 02 2013 - 03:23 PM

Here is the little sidebar that appeared in The Los Angeles Times yesterday:

From the Los Angeles Times
AMERICAN HISTORY, SET TO MUSIC

Gwyneth Paltrow’s mom, Blythe Danner, sings the tender love song “He Plays the Violin,” in the 1972 patriotic movie musical “1776,” which screens Wednesday at the American Cinematheque’s Aero Theater in Santa Monica. Danner plays Martha Jefferson in this faithful adaptation of the Tony Award-winning 1969 Broadway hit about the Founding Fathers signing the Declaration of Independence. Peter Hunt, who won the Tony for directing the play, helmed this enjoyable history lesson, which featured numerous members of the Broadway cast, including William Daniels, Ken Howard and Howard Da Silva. Hunt will be on hand for a Q&A after the screening. The film will also screen Thursday on TCM.

(July 1, 2013)

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Posted July 02 2013 - 03:52 PM

Gwyneth Paltrow’s mom, Blythe Danner...

 

:laugh:   I suppose that's what happens when your children achieve a certain level of celebrity.  It would make any parent proud for their child to succeed.  But it must be kind of hard for the a performer with their own ego in play to be referred to in that manner. 

 

Think of it.  An article about a showing of 1776 and the first two words are "Gwyneth Paltrow!"  I "get" it..but I don't agree with it.  Hopefully the publicist didn't send out the press release that way...


There's Jessie the yodeling cowgirl. Bullseye, he's Woody's horse. Pete the old prospector. And, Woody, the man himself.Of course, it's time for Woody's RoundUp. He's the very best! He's the rootinest, tootinest cowboy in the wild, wild west!


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Posted July 02 2013 - 04:19 PM

:laugh:   I suppose that's what happens when your children achieve a certain level of celebrity.  It would make any parent proud for their child to succeed.  But it must be kind of hard for the a performer with their own ego in play to be referred to in that manner. 

 

Think of it.  An article about a showing of 1776 and the first two words are "Gwyneth Paltrow!"  I "get" it..but I don't agree with it.  Hopefully the publicist didn't send out the press release that way...

They also could have lead off with "Advice Columnist Ann Lander's ex-son-in-law Ken Howard was also in it."


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