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  1. Reggie W

    A Few Words About A few words about...™ Major Dundee -- in Blu-ray

    I presented Mr. Crisp's comments because I felt he had thoughtfully explained how they came to add a new score to the longer cut. I thought it was interesting to have his comments here because he was in charge of the restoration and specifically addressed an issue that was much debated here...
  2. Reggie W

    A Few Words About A few words about...™ Major Dundee -- in Blu-ray

    Here's a very cool interview with the wonderful Mr. Grover Crisp on Major Dundee: http://www.cinesoundz.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=83&Itemid=95 Some excerpts: Stefan Rambow - When did Mitch Miller came in on the project ? Grover Crisp - Miller was approached by the...
  3. Reggie W

    A Few Words About A few words about...™ Major Dundee -- in Blu-ray

    I like the flaws in the Dundee character because I think they help explain why he would set off on such an outrageous mission...so I think that aspect improves the story and also creates a dynamic between Dundee and Tyreen that fuels the conflicts that take place. I can't argue with you about...
  4. Reggie W

    A Few Words About A few words about...™ Major Dundee -- in Blu-ray

    Well, Dundee knows right from the start what he is doing is a bad idea but does it anyway in what seems to be basically an act of hubris. He also knows it is not going to sit well with his superiors. He also goes about putting together what he needs by stealing and conniving through the use of...
  5. Reggie W

    A Few Words About A few words about...™ Major Dundee -- in Blu-ray

    This is the thing I wonder about when I watch the film with the Amfitheatrof score. To me the song and the cloying march melody are completely incongruous with what is taking place on screen. So I wonder if this was done intentionally to either undermine the film or because they wanted to...