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A Few Words About A few words about...™ Can't Stop the Music -- in Blu-ray

Discussion in 'Blu-ray and UHD' started by Robert Harris, May 13, 2019.

  1. Message #61 of 75 May 22, 2019
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    Thankfully, C.M. Smith wasn't slipped a Mickey, too.:D
     
  2. Message #62 of 75 May 22, 2019
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    I could've sworn that the LOST HORIZON credits included the name of Livza Ullmannelli.
    Guess I'll have to it check, again.;)
     
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    Not to derail the topic, but to derail the topic, the first time watched Lost Horizon, it took so long to get to the songs that I forgot it was a Musical. When they started singing, I thought, "Oh, yeah! This is a Musical, isn't it? Here we go."
     
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    I'm sure he may have had some help from a "bottle of Old Harper" ;) ... Back to the film Mrs. Morgenstern directed ...
     
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    Yes, I know. Thomas T, however, once posted (in the spirit of whatever thread we were in) that there had been a planned and cancelled Vincente Minnelli version at MGM in the 1950's starring (I think) Mamie Van Doren (among other outrageous casting choices) and I was the asshole who believed him, lol.
     
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    Years ago, someone showed me vaulted illustrations and logos for some poster designs on other cancelled projects from the 1950's.
    One read as follows: "Minnelli. Mamie. Mame." Clearly, this concept was slightly ahead of its time, so they junked it. BTW, Will, I've got an excellent investment for you that involves the sale of a bridge down-ways of lower Manhattan.:D
     
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    Aww shucks, too late. I already bought one (from the NICEST man I met on the street!)

    Who needs two?
     
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    Hey, is that the same guy I bought Martian real estate from?
     
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    You met Matt Damon?!? ;)
     
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    These days, everyone here knows that if your into physical media then its always good to have a back-up of two players.
    Same goes for bridges; future proof thyself and Tapp in Zee bids. Just ask DP John "Toll".
    Different group. Your investment was drawn up from the firm of de Milo & Suns.
    I met him in the 90's at a Boston Pub. Recognizable, but he wasn't quite the Matt Damon yet. Nice guy, amiable and focused. Strangest thing, though, as he came into the place with a leashed duck. Bemused, I squatted down eye-level to this feathered friend of his saying, "...and what's your name?". To my amazement the duck had answered me back and shouted "Affleck". With that, Matt had covered the bill. As I proceeded to move on, I said to the duo "Some stars are made and others are Bourne."
     
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    I'd like to present you with your award for winning the Internet on this day. You made me chuckle. That's a gift.
     
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    And let's not forget Times Square- another WTF musical also set in decrepit 1979-80 New York City
     
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    Do you still have the ad for Discoland and if you do could you post it? Thanks
     
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    Michael, I do have it...but where...so many boxes in storage...I don't like to disappoint, but I doubt I'd find it anytime soon, if I even had time to find it. :unsure:
     
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    upload_2019-6-4_13-32-37.

    Caption (not mine):
    "This billboard, promoting the Village People disco-musical "Can't Stop the Music" graced Sunset Blvd. in 1980. The billboard itself actually had a traffic-stopping, star-studded, red-carpet, unveiling ceremony on "Can't Stop The Music Day" (Thank you, mayor Tom Bradley). The red carpet extended from the billboard all the way to the door of the famous Schwab's drugstore. Long after the movie - a monumental flop - had disappeared from theaters, this billboard was still up. For more info on the making of this memorably bad film, check out the book "Party Animals: A Hollywood Tale of Sex, Drugs, and Rock & Roll Starring the Fabulous Allan Carr" by Robert Hofler.

    This post on an L.A. photo discussion site (Noirish Los Angeles) prompted a poster who worked for a movie tie-in company that produced a photo book for this film. Here's a link to that post with a couple pictures:
    http://forum.skyscraperpage.com/showthread.php?p=8594180#post8594180

    FYI: If you look at posts before and after on that linked page there is a bit of other discussion about the film here and there.
     

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