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Scott Norwood
Film God

Posts: 7991
From: Boston, MA. USA (1774.21 miles northeast of Dallas)
Registered: Jun 99


 - posted 10-25-2000 06:08 AM      Profile for Scott Norwood   Author's Homepage   Email Scott Norwood   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
I took this picture a while ago and now have the sudden urge to share. This is a real picture of an actual retail establishment in Shrewsbury, MA.


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Jim Bedford
Jedi Master Film Handler

Posts: 597
From: Telluride, CO, USA (733 mi. WNW of Rockwall, TX but it seems much, much longer)
Registered: Jun 99


 - posted 10-25-2000 05:06 PM      Profile for Jim Bedford   Author's Homepage   Email Jim Bedford   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
Hey! Don't knock it. The liquidation portion of the exhibition business should be a growth industry with the bankruptcies and the predicted closing of 10,000 screens in the next couple of years.

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Randy Stankey
Film God

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From: Erie, Pennsylvania
Registered: Jun 99


 - posted 10-25-2000 10:08 PM      Profile for Randy Stankey   Email Randy Stankey   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
Hey! Is National Lampoon magazine still in business? They used to have a column called "True Facts" where people used to send in puctures of things like that. If they printed your picture you used to get a free T-Shirt or something like that.

{National Lampoon are the people who did Animal House and a few other movies like that. They also had a record, years ago, that had a picture on the cover with a picture of a cute-looking dog with a gun to its head. The caption said, "Buy this record or we'll shoot this dog!"}

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Bruce McGee
Phenomenal Film Handler

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From: Asheville, NC USA... Nowhere in Particular.
Registered: Aug 1999


 - posted 10-30-2000 10:23 PM      Profile for Bruce McGee   Email Bruce McGee   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
Another National Lampoon album was "The Missing White House Tapes" released in the mid 70's. Still have it. It was a highly edited and pretty well done item. Also full of profanity. I found my copy in the Baptist college bookstore!

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