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Frequently Asked Questions about rec.arts.movies.past-films.

This FAQ about rec.arts.movies.past-films was compiled and written by Evelyn C. Leeper evelynleeper@geocities.com with numerous contributions by others.

-01 "What movies has X appeared in/directed/written etc.?"
The Internet Movie Database (IMDb) can answer a huge range of ...
-02 "Does anyone know this movie?"
When making this kind of request, ask that all responses be e-...
-03 "What stories/movies/tv shows are about X?"
When making these kind of requests, ask that all replies be e-mailed ...
-04 How can I get an address &/or a phone number for (some famous star)?
You *can't* get phone numbers. But you can often get contact ...
-05 "Does anyone want to talk about X?" (rec.arts.movies.past-films)
If nobody seems to be discussing what you want to talk about, post ...
-06 Did Audrey Hepburn do the singing in MY FAIR LADY? Did Andy Williams dub Lauren Bacall's singing voice in TO HAVE AND HAVE NOT? How come Julie Andrews did not reprise her Broadway performance of Eliza Doolitle?
Hepburn's singing was dubbed by Marni Nixon, who also did the ...
-07 What movie did the quote: "Badges?? Badges?? We don't need no stinkin' badges?" come from ??
This quote was originally spoken in the film Treasure of the Sierra Madre,...
-08 What is the earliest numbered sequel? (rec.arts.movies.past-films)
THE GODFATHER, PART II (1974) certainly started the modern wave of ...
-09 What is letterboxing?
Short answer:...
-10 Why are clips of old films always fast?
Persistence of vision (which makes still film frames appear to be ...
-11 What are the Hitchcock cameos in all his movies?
THE LODGER (1926): At a desk in a newsroom and later in the crowd ...
-12 What are the references to "See You Next Wednesday" in John Landis's movies?
(Jerry Boyajian says it should be noted that the *original*...
-13 What does the number at the end of the end credits mean?
The Motion Picture Association of America (the MPAA) is responsible ...
-14 What ethnic actors have won/been nominated for Academy Awards?
(This question seem to come up every year at Oscar time.)...
-15 What are all the James Bond films and who played Bond?
-16 What are those funny dots that blink on in the upper-right corner of films?
These are cue marks, or reel-change dots, signaling the ...
-17 What is the secret of THE CRYING GAME? (rot13'd)
Spoiler for THE CRYING GAME follows in rot13 format. If you don'...
-18 What are the top ten/twenty grossing films of all time?
This data can be found at:...
-19 What is a director's cut?
Contracts under the terms of the Hollywood Director's Guild allow ...
-20 Are there any Web sites for movie scripts?
The following is one WEB site i know of:...
-21 What is the poem in FOUR WEDDINGS AND A FUNERAL?
The poem is by W. H. Auden. Like many of his other works, it is known ...
-22 What is the significance of the stones at the end of SCHINDLER'S LIST?
It is a Jewish custom to place small stones on the graves or tombstones ...
-23 Where in THE CROW did Brandon Lee get shot? Did they leave it in?
According to Raymond Johnston (raymond.johnston@rex.com):...
-24 Is it true that a hanged person (munchkin) is visible in the background of one scene in THE WIZARD OF OZ?
No. This is an urban myth which circulates widely and often turns ...
-25 What are some movies that were better than the books/stories they were based on?
Commonly named ones include:...
-26 What was the first PG-13 movie to be released?
RED DAWN, 10 August 1984....
-27 Colorizing (rec.arts.movies.past-films)
Various legal and moral issues. As most of ...
-28 Product placements in movies
In many films, the film ...
-29 Has anyone seen this great movie I just saw called Heathers?
For some reason, every time someone stumbles across this movie,...
-30 What's this talk about a ghost in Three Men And A Baby?
There is a rumor that if you watch TMATB very closely you will see ...
-31 Can someone explain BARTON FINK?
So far as I can tell, no. :-)...
-32 Copyright Notice (rec.arts.movies.past-films)
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