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Intellectual Property, If I May Call It That

Posted on 2008.11.23 at 21:01
Current Mood: relaxedrelaxed
Current Music: All for the Best (from Godspell)

The graphic shown above was the heading for a book review in today’s Sun-Times. There’s a very short list of you who will do the same double-take I did. That review title – “Dial P for Pervert” – was precisely the title of a short film that Ed G., Margie K., and I made in the late 1970s.

Now I’ll grant you, our film was written and performed within a few hours’ time and recorded for posterity on Super 8 (silent) film, plus which it never played at a theater near you – or near anyone else, for that matter. And I’m not really pitching a bitch about intellectual property, but if you’re on that short list to which I referred earlier, I hope this gave you a smile!

btw, I must report with considerable pride that I myself played the role of the pervert. And that’s why they call it acting.

Comments:


(Anonymous) at 2008-11-26 14:52 (UTC) (Link)
I'm sure "Dial P" made the jump to VHS and is still lurking in someone's cabinet. As is "Alien, the 8mm Motion Picture," which I "starred" in with you. Those were the days!
Hope to see you soon!
Middle Sis
Chuck
charlesofcamden at 2008-11-26 15:46 (UTC) (Link)
I was hoping you would see this!
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