Say goodbye to the guys with Christin
and Dan chat about Bourbon Street Beat.
And, Dan talks about Future Cop
Please, listen and enjoy. And thank you again Christin. I think we had a real good time.
How far ahead do you record these anyway?ReplyDelete
I was sure I'd sent my Bourbon Street comment to Mitchell Hadley long enough ago that you'd both notice it …
Most of what I had to say is over there, so I'll just answer your One Big Question:
Why did BSB remake White Heat in the first place?
Because THEY COULD.
Warner Bros. wasn't just a factory - it was a warehouse.
They saved everything - and retained all the rights.
As I said, that was how Leonard Goldenson at ABC sold TV to Jack Warner: anything and everything was now grist for the video mill.
And if there was a full movie with a lot of stock footage, so much the better.
Warners wasn't Hollywood's only "recycler":
Watch enough telefilms from Revue (aka Universal), Republic, or MGM, and you'll see a lot of very familiar scenes from movies from all eras (they helped keep budgets well within line).
- I guess you didn't see the Green Hornet comments either.
Respectfuly requesting that you go back and look at those.
I believe I made it clear that Bill Dozier wanted a more grown-up, serious show, preferably a full hour at a later time.
When he brought in Stan Shpetner for "Hornet Save Thyself" (the last "grown-up" Hornet), the die was already cast; Shpetner was told to do anything he damn well pleased (and this was before the Batman crossover), and so we got Dr. Mabouse and the Jiffy-Pop Pirates, who were more Batmanic - and that trend was pretty well over by then anyway.
This means that I dissent respectfully from you and KiKi (we can still be friends … ?).
- By the way, last night TCM ran Executive Action, the first JFK-conspiracy flick from 1973.
Ever see that one?
Next time it comes around, give it a look.
Or see if you can find the DVD.
There are a few surprises in the cast …
… but take a good look at the setting of the opening scene.
No spoilers here - just see if it looks familiar …
- I thought I had something else, but I guess not.
Maybe next time …
Thanks again, Mike. As always your comments are awesome.ReplyDelete
When I record with my wife and solo, it's usually a few days before the episode goes up. When I record with everyone else, I try to do it as far ahead of time as I can and at everybody's convenience. As you probably heard this year, if I fall behind, the schedule goes off or shows get delayed. (The only reason I'm covering Future Cop is because of scheduling falling apart. And we missed a great show last year because someone I had lined up delayed me until past the last minute.) Such is podcasting.
Thank you for listening! Have an excellent holiday season.
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