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 Post subject: Re: Passages
PostPosted: Mon Nov 13, 2017 6:42 pm 
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I've wondered about archives in general. What do you have to do to get inside them? If I can't access them, why the hell not? And why is the material only available in archives. You'd think, particularly for most screenwriters, that it would be better for their legacy to have the material easily available in some form, whether free or not I don't care, as long as the cost isn't prohibitive which it probably would be though. Do archivists just figure that hardly anybody is interested?


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 Post subject: Re: Passages
PostPosted: Mon Nov 13, 2017 6:49 pm 
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Archivists' priority is preservation, not access. And there are significant copyright hurdles regarding duplication and circulation - for starters, unless the screenwriter completely failed to sell the script to anyone, they're unlikely to have any personal say in what happens to it.

Which is why archives generally prefer people to have appropriate research credentials.


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 Post subject: Re: Passages
PostPosted: Wed Nov 15, 2017 1:15 pm 
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Spot on tribute there by Matthew Sweet.


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 Post subject: Re: Passages
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Luis Bacalov, Oscar winner composer.


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 Post subject: Re: Passages
PostPosted: Wed Nov 15, 2017 6:22 pm 
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rohmerin wrote:
Luis Bacalov, Oscar winner composer.

Oh that's a shame. His work on the original Django is great.


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 Post subject: Re: Passages
PostPosted: Wed Nov 15, 2017 6:37 pm 
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Bacalov was 84. Men live less than women.
I didn't know he was Italian by option. (Still Argentinian too? Probably)


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 Post subject: Re: Passages
PostPosted: Sat Nov 18, 2017 1:19 am 
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The great Ann Wedgeworth has passed away:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ann_Wedgeworth


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Malcom Young.


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Folk singer and bon vivant Charles Manson


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 Post subject: Re: Passages
PostPosted: Mon Nov 20, 2017 3:41 am 
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That's another closed chapter (Chapter not book I should stress) in a major Hollywood event, regardless of Polanksi's later behavior. I confess I'm not sure how much of Manson was lucid and how much wasn't. I only say that because in interviews he gives very blunt, honest answers that could only be made by someone quite lucid but they are sandwiched between overtly cartoonish behavior. I guess we'll never know.

Although I find the notion crude his early recording work is available to listen to on iTunes no less. Spoiler alert. He isn't The Beach Boys or The Beatles.


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 Post subject: Re: Passages
PostPosted: Mon Nov 20, 2017 5:33 am 
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Jana Novotná at age 49
Her weeping on the shoulder of HRH The Duchess of Kent, after losing the Wimbledon Singles Final in 1993, was one of sport's most unexpected and moving moments. Dobrou noc Jana.


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 Post subject: Re: Passages
PostPosted: Mon Nov 20, 2017 11:42 am 
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Big Ben wrote:
That's another closed chapter (Chapter not book I should stress) in a major Hollywood event, regardless of Polanksi's later behavior. I confess I'm not sure how much of Manson was lucid and how much wasn't. I only say that because in interviews he gives very blunt, honest answers that could only be made by someone quite lucid but they are sandwiched between overtly cartoonish behavior. I guess we'll never know.

It is absolutely worth listening to the gargantuan You Must Remember This series on the Manson murders - still probably the crowning achievement of that podcast in its size and scale, and though it isn't as long on gory detail as some of the more clinical and obsessive books out there, you will absolutely walk away feeling as if the timelines and players are fully fleshed out (no pun intended, I swear) for you. Including Manson, perhaps, as you alluded to, the most unknowable element of the entire affair.

Quick update: Karina Longworth spent today giving this series its own podcast feed. It can be found here, titled You Must Remember Manson.


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Della Reese


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 Post subject: Re: Passages
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Rodney Bewes.


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 Post subject: Re: Passages
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 Post subject: Re: Passages
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Mona Fong, singer, widow of Run Run Shaw, and producer of over a hundred films, including Eight Diagram Pole Fighter, Behind the Yellow Line, and Justice, My Foot!


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 Post subject: Re: Passages
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I know she was up there, so it's amazing she lived as long as she did. Her producing work for Shaw Bros. was so important and numerous of the productions she over saw are the perfect examples of the in-house Shaw style.


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 Post subject: Re: Passages
PostPosted: Wed Nov 22, 2017 2:42 pm 
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Peter Berling

A giant. Here's a link.


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 Post subject: Re: Passages
PostPosted: Wed Nov 22, 2017 5:55 pm 
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https://www.theguardian.com/music/2017/nov/22/baritone-dmitri-hvorostovsky-dies-aged-55
(Sorry, I don't remember how to format hyperlinks here.)


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 Post subject: Re: Passages
PostPosted: Thu Nov 23, 2017 3:45 am 
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 Post subject: Re: Passages
PostPosted: Thu Nov 23, 2017 4:55 am 

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swo17 wrote:
Lazertron wrote:
Peter Berling

A giant. Here's a link.


Indeed. Alexander Kluge's production company set up a site with videos. I am not sure about subtitles though -

http://magazin.dctp.tv/2017/11/22/zum-t ... r-berling/


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 Post subject: Re: Passages
PostPosted: Thu Nov 23, 2017 11:00 pm 
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Power pop great, Tommy Keene...I recently saw him open for Matthew Sweet. Very sad.


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