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Post: # 8300Post Garrett Gilchrist
Wed Dec 23, 2015 3:26 am

Lucky Charms cereal commercials now look like Adventure Time. Sometimes I hate 2015 entirely.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=knLSe7_tfjU

2015! Everything's ugly!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g2UpyO8ZSmY

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Fri Dec 25, 2015 9:57 pm

Orson Welles' "Too Much Johnson" footage.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6dkC8vG4x54

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Fri Dec 25, 2015 10:14 pm

Uncle Sporkums wrote:Orson Welles' "Too Much Johnson" footage.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6dkC8vG4x54
I'm not too familiar with Ben Model's work, but I can safely say his scoring of the Too Much Johnson footage is a whole lot better than what TCM used when they showed the footage back in May as part of their Star of the Month tribute to Welles. The music they used was dreadful and did not fit what was going on in the footage at all.

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Post: # 8322Post Garrett Gilchrist
Sat Dec 26, 2015 5:36 am

I posted this on FB:
A couple of years before Citizen Kane, Orson Welles' stage production of the comedy Too Much Johnson was to feature a lengthy silent comedy film directed by Welles, with Joseph Cotten in full daredevil Buster Keaton mode. The film went unused and was thought lost until recently. While it's not a particularly serious production, it does go all in and captures a lot of the joy of the silent comedy era, which had come to an end by that time. The ambition in terms of scope and scale is unheard of for an introduction to a stage production. The film is not edited together as a finished piece, so we can only guess. I'm curious what the live theater audience would have thought of it. Would Welles have edited it in a traditional way? Here in its unfinished form, it looks like it would have been edited choppily and strangely - something this 33 minute edit runs with. It's a sometimes bawdy piece playing with the idea of being a movie, Welles having fun with the form of something that wouldn't have screened as a traditional film.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G8Ode-GJNOs



Andrea Martin's Bernadette Peters impression was 100% accurate.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lQKWn6oPj-c

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Post: # 8325Post Garrett Gilchrist
Sat Dec 26, 2015 8:12 pm

"At 29 seconds the driver of the car heads right. This should have been a cue for the actors in the back to move left. Cary Grant does it, but the other guy does not. Cary gives him a shove and a look, and then says 'cut.' Hitchcock used the take anyway."

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