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Current Talk '07 I / Re: Final Two New Slideshows
« on: March 04, 2007, 09:17:57 PM »
Thanks for explaining!  I'd missed that there were new shows this time around.

Lovely shot of Magda with Sandor in today's series... as it happens, I pulled out some Magda shows to watch earlier today for a Sunday treat.

G.

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Calendar Events / Announcements '07 I / Re: Buzzzzzzzzzzzz..........
« on: March 04, 2007, 12:42:29 AM »
I hope Buzz returns soon.  Who else can help us recall those infinitely poetic words of wisdom from the Great One:

"If you feel it, SIT IT!"

G.

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Current Talk '07 I / Re: Final Two New Slideshows
« on: March 04, 2007, 12:38:22 AM »
So, you're discontinuing the slideshows?  I'll miss them, but I do appreciate how much effort it has taken to keep them going all this time.

Thanks,

G.

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Current Talk '07 I / Re: The Leviathan Episode's
« on: March 04, 2007, 12:35:33 AM »
Hi Taeylor,

They never specified exactly what the Leviathan creature looked like, but IMNSHO it resembled the hideous, transgalactic, nightmare terror of "Yog Sothoth" as revealed in the climax of the 1969 film of The Dunwich Horror.  A lot of the plot of Leviathan was inspired by The Dunwich Horror, with some bits of The Call of Cthulhu thrown in for good measure.  (These were both originally short stories by H. P. Lovecraft)

Naga, female Nagini, is a Sanskrit word denoting a spiritual being taking the form of a snake.  If you check Wikipedia there's probably an entry about it.  My talk of Jeb's personal Naga is my own little joke, I'm afraid...

cheers, G.

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Current Talk '07 I / Re: Discuss - Ep #0245
« on: March 02, 2007, 09:01:45 PM »
That phrase, about the "unholy union" going on in Maggie's blood, really gave me the creeps back when I first saw the show in the 1976 syndication.

The cool, calculated cruelty with which Frid says the line "You knew nothing of the kind" contrasts brilliantly with the facade he puts on for the good dr.

To Alondra--hard to believe it because he looked so youthful, but I believe that John Karlen was 34 when he did these shows.

And to Lori--I was around back in the Sixties and some doctors did have ashtrays like that in their offices.  It's hard to believe just how casually people would light up in almost any setting back then.

G.

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Current Talk '07 I / Re: Oink! Oink!
« on: March 01, 2007, 11:58:55 PM »
And, Mysterioso darling, don't forget to add that as soon as Roger put the phone down from uttering that immortal line, he turned around to see Jeb himself standing at the door, grinning in an uncomfortably smug manner!

Great scene... which I've only watched, oh, 19 or 25 or 39 times...

G.

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Hey Taeylor, great to have another Grayson-lover among us! She's my fave as well.  Hell, I've been known to say, and without much hyperbole, that Grayson Hall is my RELIGION!

If you get the chance, be sure to check out R J Jamison's book about Grayson's life.  See www.graysonhall.net for more info (and some GORGEOUS photos)!

I definitely recommend Grayson's early Sixties B-movie, Satan in High Heels. It was meant to be a "European art-film filmed in New York" and Grayson definitely gives it that Euro edge of sophistication... even though when it was filmed, she had never set foot outside the US!

G.


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Current Talk '07 I / Re: Eve's obsession....
« on: March 01, 2007, 09:38:46 PM »
Just reading further back in this thread and amused to reflect that the individual to whom MB referred kept telling the actors not to worry about flubs and poor performances because the show would go out the one time and then be forgotten--like Kleenex.

I cannot help laughing because now in 2007 EVERY EPISODE has been made available in both DVD AND VHS.  And I have a friend who downloads the shows on a file sharing site somewhere or other.

That's awfully long lasting Kleenex, doncha think?

Fascinating too, that awful as 1968 purportedly was, some of us who had the whole thing on tape felt compelled to collect EVERY disc of the DVD release *throws mental glance at bookshelf back in bedroom*

G.

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Current Talk '07 I / Re: Eve's obsession....
« on: March 01, 2007, 06:04:36 PM »
Hi Elizabeth47,

I agree with you 100 percent about Humbert's characterization as Nicholas Blair.  His vivid, dry, supremely witty scenes are one of the top reasons why 1968 is my personal favorite storyline.

I particularly enjoy Astredo's scenes opposite Grayson Hall and Lara Parker, but he seems to have had a knack of making anyone opposite him on screen shine.  Even Craig Slocum!

Welcome to the Boards,

G.

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I read it yesterday.  Way to go!

*Idly wonders whether Lara Parker reads TV Guide*

cackiling, G.

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Current Talk '07 I / Oink! Oink!
« on: February 28, 2007, 05:05:35 PM »
Happy Cheap Insufferable Pig Day, everyone!

G. (who will quietly celebrate, alone, his very own festival of Jeb's Delicious Secret Personal Naga Day)

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Julia's impending death at the hands of Barnabas was implied (if you listen closely enough) in a couple of the opening voiceovers in the August and Sept. episodes in 1967.  I think they had dropped this particular bit of foreshadowing by Oct. 1967.  In that month, Grayson appeared in 17 episodes of the show, and by the end of that month, Sam had joined the writing crew.

G.

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Just a comment on Arashi's post, giving my own views on the subject of a "continuation" of Dark Shadows:

I'm sure the Big Finish shows are wonderful in their own right, but by the established rules of fan culture, they cannot be considered "canon."  Canon ONLY consists of material aired on an original episode of Dark Shadows, 1966-1971.

Incidentally, I suppose I am rather strict in what I consider to be canon.  I definitely do not take information contained in either of the feature films (hoDS/NoDS) as canon (only logical since the narrative of hoDS blatantly contradicts established canon).  I also do not regard material in the 1991 remake as canon for original DS.  It is its own canon for the DS/91 universe.



G.

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My squib about Addison "addlepate" Powell portraying "Julian" was meant to be a joke.  I apologize for any confusion it may have caused.

I am afraid I inherited a bone-dry sense of humor from my mother...

G.

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Current Talk '07 I / Re: Discuss - Ep #0242
« on: February 27, 2007, 10:09:58 PM »
My comment that Addie Powell would have played "Julian" was meant to be a JOKE.  I am sorry, I need to figure out some way of conveying that--I suppose the old chestnut "that's a joke folks" might do.

cheers, G.

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