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Current Talk '14 II / Re: Side Montage Question
« on: November 16, 2014, 07:09:06 PM »
Patti, I think you're talking about the current DS 1991 sidebars.  I believe the older man you reference is Joshua Collins (portrayed by Stefan Gierasch, if I recall aright).

Best,

Steve

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Current Talk '14 II / Re: DS Watching Habits
« on: November 11, 2014, 03:27:55 AM »
Dom honey, we have the audio for the missing episode.  If I remember correctly, it came from the collection of a fan from our time who was always known as Josette.

G.

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Current Talk '14 II / Re: Discuss - Ep #0828
« on: November 08, 2014, 02:30:07 AM »
I think this one was written by Violet Welles.  Only she could write Count Petofi as he truly was.

G.

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Current Talk '21 I / Re: Yet Another New Slideshow
« on: November 06, 2014, 08:18:20 PM »
I can't recall whether this link was posted in the past--a fan compiled all the 1991 DS deleted scenes together into this YT video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UGbleX9eqHI

It opens with a Roger/Liz scene, discussing David.

G.

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Calendar Events / Announcements '14 II / OT -- Constantine
« on: November 04, 2014, 03:22:29 AM »
I don't know if any other DS fans out there are watching Constantine.  The main attraction for me is Welsh actor Matt Ryan's portrayal of the title character.  He's brooding, conflicted, snarky, and a bit of a mess.  There was a lot of concern in fannish circles that the series was going to seriously adulterate the source material, but from what I have read, so far the story mostly follows the books.

For those who like occult horror with an edge, you might want to have a look. The scripts are uneven but Ryan is worth checking out.

Ryan, like a certain other actor we admire, is a dyed-in-the-wool Shakespearean, with roles in the Royal Shakespeare Company.  As a child he appeared in a West End production of Les Miz.

G.

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Of course I remember.  It was our babysitter.  Her name was Judy and it was the last summer we had a babysitter, as far as I recall.  (Child supervision standards were a lot less highly regimented in the Sixties.)

She loved the show and regaled us with stories of Barnabas and Angelique. She even drew a chalk picture of Angelique on a small blackboard we had in our finished basement.  I still remember how fascinated I was by it even though the thought of her powers terrorized me.

The first episode I saw featured Professor Stokes and I was intrigued.  In the second episode, Cassandra was casting spells, poisoning Liz and finally exorcised by the ghost of Trask.  After that, it was utter addictive frenzy all the way.

Ah, the summer of '68...

G.

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Current Talk '14 II / Re: Today in Soap Opera History (October 31)
« on: November 02, 2014, 02:46:22 AM »
Gerard, that is hysterical!  There's an audio recording of Joan on that soap opera in one episode.  She sounds drunk and under-rehearsed.  But she's still JOAN.

She was sixty-something and supposed to be playing the town slut... lord a mercy.

The word "cougar" had not yet been invented.

G.

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Current Talk '21 I / Re: And Even Yet Another New Slideshow
« on: November 01, 2014, 01:01:53 PM »
Wow, you found an actual still from the show.  That is awesome.  Congratulations!

G.

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Current Talk '14 II / Re: Diana Millay/Angelique
« on: November 01, 2014, 12:57:24 PM »
I don't think it would have worked, and I really doubt it was ever suggested.  In several interviews, Diana basically said "I was the Phoenix and that was it." 

Interestingly, however, Cassandra wore a dress previously seen on Laura... and when she was first resurrected as Vampilique, she was wearing that dress...

G.

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After Cassandra and Angelique, I loved Witchiepoo.  She was just so outrageous.

Endora was an early favorite, of course...

G.

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Current Talk '21 I / Re: And Even Yet Another New Slideshow
« on: October 31, 2014, 07:52:57 PM »
The Old House in the original series (the Spratt House) actually reminds me of Mount Vernon or Monticello in terms of the scale, so to me it's believable as a later 18th century manor house in New England.

Collinwood as something built in 1795, on the other hand... well, the series has endured for me as my favorite fantasy playroom...

G.

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Current Talk '21 I / Re: And Even Yet Another New Slideshow
« on: October 31, 2014, 01:30:47 AM »
Stunning, and please don't tell me they intended us to believe that any of that was built before circa 1890/1900.

Of course, the real Collinwood dates to the 1920s, but with older architectural elements re-used...

G.

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Those are great shots.  Thanks, MB.  I do not know the series mentioned.

G.

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Current Talk '21 I / Re: And Even Yet Another New Slideshow
« on: October 29, 2014, 04:02:45 AM »
Wow, the image was updated to show a gorgeous interior of the OH.  I have no memory at all of this. 

I love surprises and I love having a treat to anticipate, so I look forward to the horrifying revelation regarding the coffin of Barnabas Collins!

G.

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Current Talk '21 I / Re: And Even Yet Another New Slideshow
« on: October 29, 2014, 01:38:38 AM »
that's a very cool description of the Old House.

Given how dilapidated it is, I wonder where Barnabas is supposed to be keeping his coffin at this point?  In the Secret Room?

G.

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