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Current Talk '12 II / Re: Mysteries of the Real Life Collinsport
« on: November 15, 2012, 08:55:56 PM »
Hi Retzev, I guess you missed the latest discussion of this in the Malcolm Marmorstein thread.  Quoting MB's Oct. 31st post there (I apologize for not using the site's copy and paste software--I looked for it but couldn't find it):

As for the actual creation of Barnabas on paper before Frid was cast, that honor would seem to go to Art Wallace. Robert Costello has said that Wallace created the character and came up with the whole backstory connecting him to Josette and Jeremiah, and that that backstory is what they went with during the entire '67 present day storyline (until it was completely thrown out the window during the 1795/96 storyline). And, well, there's also how Wallace's law suit against DC for a share of the profits from all the Barnabas/DS merchandise was settled in Wallace's favor - and that wouldn't have happened if Wallace hadn't had a provable claim to Barnabas. (end quote)

I don't know anything more about this event other than what MB has shared in this, and previous posts.  Art Wallace's success in this suit is the reason why Wallace gets a credit every time another redaction of DS hits the screens.

G.

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Current Talk '12 II / Re: Mysteries of the Real Life Collinsport
« on: November 15, 2012, 02:57:05 PM »
Pace the whole Barnabas snarl, it would really help if we could see whatever it was that Art Wallace produced as an outline or treatment that led to his victory in the court case MB has mentioned.

I have never heard or seen any material on the case beyond what's been presented here on the Forum, so I don't have a clue.

It may be that Wallace wrote a treatment for "Jared Collins" appearing as a "cousin from England" ... and the name for the vampire was eventually chosen/changed in the meeting Bob Costello remembers.

I doubt whether anyone other than Dan Curtis or Art Wallace (but only after the court case) made much money off of their work on the Barnabas character. 

G.

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Current Talk '21 I / Re: hoDS/NoDS DVD Release?
« on: November 13, 2012, 05:03:38 AM »
Latarnia posted three good screen shots of the new hoDS disc here (look for page 6, middle of page, in this thread):

http://monsterkidclassichorrorforum.yuku.com/topic/42499/master/1/?page=6#.UKHFGY7FXu0

He gives comparison shots from what he says is an Italian DVD--it looks a lot like the previous iteration we've seen of the movie, although I haven't seen the version Amazon offered for streaming/download.

I have to say the color, particularly on the third shot (Maggie lying on the altar from the final sequence of the movie) is stunning.  It actually looks a lot more crisp than what I recall from what was shown in the local movie house in Aberdeen Maryland in 1970.

G.

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Current Talk '12 II / Re: Discuss - Ep #0336
« on: November 12, 2012, 01:05:06 AM »
Yes!  I remember that 1795 promo appearing on the correct place in the tapes. It's too bad they goofed with the DVDs but this was the period (for the discs) when MPI wasn't apparently doing anything (or much of anything) around quality control in terms of the company authoring the discs--and a lot of bloopers were "cleaned up" and edited out, to the dismay of fans.

G.

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Current Talk '21 I / Re: hoDS/NoDS DVD Release?
« on: November 11, 2012, 11:18:14 PM »
Thanks, Darren.  As I am sure I have mentioned multiple times, I own the laserdisc and my VHS tapes of the films are sourced from that.  The friend who made the tapes for me (I have never owned a laserdisc player) was kind enough to include the trailer from each disc. 

Even then WB home video was cheap, lazy, and disrespectful of these films.

Just calling it as I see it.

Steve

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Current Talk '21 I / Re: hoDS/NoDS DVD Release?
« on: November 11, 2012, 10:19:46 PM »
Golly, Darren, you sure do know how to get an old fan excited!  I'm sitting here salivating over the thought of that 9 second shot from the lost poolhouse sequence.  Of ALL the lost sequences in the two films, I think that is the one I really wish had been salvaged.  The shots from it that we do have are incredible...

It comes as no surprise to read that WB home video missed the boat even with the NoDS trailer.  I presume that the hoDS trailer held no surprises, but, if there are comments to be made, you know I would love to hear them.

Best, Steve

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Current Talk '21 I / Re: hoDS/NoDS DVD Release?
« on: November 11, 2012, 09:21:52 PM »
Let the Devil take his own!

lol...

G.

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Current Talk '21 I / Re: hoDS/NoDS DVD Release?
« on: November 10, 2012, 02:26:34 AM »
Dear God.  Now THIS is horror.  But thanks again, Darren, for giving us such a beautifully detailed (if excruciating) account of what's been happening with this title.

I know I'm one of the few who feels this way, but etched in my head right now is FDR's voice intoning "2012 ... a date that will live in infamy"--at least insofar as the history of DS is concerned.

G.

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My apologies for an off-topic announcement in this thread; I think there are some fans here of the old "The Avengers" TV series from England in the Sixties, the one co-starring Patrick Macnee and Diana Rigg.  I just heard through the grapevine that the "Steed and Mrs. Peel" comic book series has been revived.  There are a couple of 2012 entries on Amazon and one for next May (maybe the latter is meant to be the first few issues collected in graphic novel format).

Just giving the heads-up here for any fans who might be interested.  I had heard nothing about it, but would like to check it. The 1991 redaction, though written by Grant Morrison, had inferior artwork and I couldn't get past that.

G.

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Current Talk '21 I / Re: hoDS/NoDS DVD Release?
« on: November 08, 2012, 09:38:50 PM »
How utterly maddening.  But thanks for the eclaircissement, MB.

G.

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Current Talk '21 I / Re: hoDS/NoDS DVD Release?
« on: November 08, 2012, 06:29:47 PM »
Hey dom, you could try the local library.  Ask if they can get the discs via Interlibrary Loan (ILL) if the local branch doesn't carry them.  I would bet dollars to doughnuts they could get the films for you.

hugs, Tuffie

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Calendar Events / Announcements '12 II / Re: The Crothers Brother?
« on: November 06, 2012, 04:32:12 AM »
That is lovely to hear about, Uncle Roger.  Thanks for sharing this.

G.

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Current Talk '21 I / Re: hoDS/NoDS DVD Release?
« on: November 06, 2012, 02:39:37 AM »
OK, now THIS is exciting:  the fabulous RJ Jamison, author of the DEFINITIVE biography of Grayson Hall, has reviewed the hoDS/NoDS discs in the new issue of SCREEM magazine!  Yay!

cheers, G.

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Holy Hekate, LOOK at those shoulders!  (jaw dropping at Cathy's snapshot of JLM's nude back)  THAT will get you through the straits of doldrum on a Saturday night!

joyously, Gothy

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Current Talk '21 I / Re: hoDS/NoDS DVD Release?
« on: November 05, 2012, 04:40:33 PM »
Thanks for the fascinating info, Darren.  I can't make up my mind whether to buy the DVDs or not.  The two snaps posted were not very impressive, but what you say about the color in the hoDS print makes me want to see for myself.

I really lack words to express the distaste I feel for the box cover designs, the same images repeated for those crap menus.

I'll stop now as I can feel a rant coming on.

G.

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