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Old 01-11-03, 04:27 AM
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Steven Lisberger? -- Good job with Tron -- How 'bout Animalympics?

Before he directed Tron, Steve worked on an animated movie called Animalympics. I've tried googling up a site where I could drop an email to ask about a possible DVD release, but he doesn't seem to have one.

Any suggestions?

Thanks.
Old 01-11-03, 06:39 AM
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I remember watching the never-ending reruns of Animalympics they used to show on Showtime back in the early 80's. I'd love to get this on DVD, my kids would seriously enjoy it.
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I used to see it on HBO constantly [back when it was new]. One of my favourite childhood movies. I've just about worn out my ::shudder:: VHS [oh, I feel so dirty] copy and don't have the equipment to put it on DVD-R or even SVCD, so i'd really love to get in touch with him [or anyone in the know] and find out the possibilities of this being released.

I would approach this with my usual optimistic pessimist way of thinking and say it'll never come out, but another of my childhood favourites [constantly shown on HBO too] was recently released, so I have hope.
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Bueller...? Bueller...?
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Who distrubutes that one? WB did at one time didnt they?! I havent seen it since the 80;s and I loved it as a kid... I would definetly pick up a copy if they did it! Maybe Anchor Bay should get their hands on it and do a 2 disc set!
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I LOVED that cartoon! The Barbara Walters Bird!

I used to love that song: "No that we've made it, we've made it to the top. Now that we've made it, we ain't never gonna stop!"

Sweet! Put me down for wanting this on DVD!!!!!!
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Anchor Bay 2 disc set....ahhhh, to dream.

The soundtrack was is great. It was done by Graham Gouldman who was in the group 10cc ["I'm Not In Love"]. Perhaps it'd be easier to get in touch with Harry Shearer or Billy Crystal. I'm sure they have websites...
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The VHS at Amazon UK says "Live Commentary from Billy Crystal". That'd be SWEET on DVD!!!!
http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/...404908-5369456
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Hmmm...

Audio commentary on a VHS? Has that ever been done before? Perhaps that's the Brits sly way of selling it with Billy Crystal?
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Originally posted by Rogue588
Hmmm...

Audio commentary on a VHS? Has that ever been done before? Perhaps that's the Brits sly way of selling it with Billy Crystal?
Actually, after I posted this last night I started thinking...I forget what voice Billy Crystal does, but was he the announcer (the turtle?) maybe this is a marketing ploy to make you think (as I did) that there is actually running commentary when they really mean the 'commentator' in the movie is Billy Crystal?

another Hmmmm????
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Originally posted by DarthMarklar
Actually, after I posted this last night I started thinking...I forget what voice Billy Crystal does, but was he the announcer (the turtle?)
According to the IMDB, yeah. Gilda Radner was also in it.
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I further the motion for Anchor Bay. They know how to give a not so main stream movie the royal treatment. I would love to have a copy of this.
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Thought i'd bump this to see if anyone's heard anything..

Anyone?
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Originally Posted by Rogue588
Thought i'd bump this to see if anyone's heard anything..

Anyone?
Yep, its been released in Germany. I've seen it for sale on this site - search for 'Die Dschungel-Olympiade'. Has English audio as well as German, I think. That does mean its Region 2, of course.



I've been searching a long time for that too, hence why I'm necroing this rather old thread, in case the guy is still looking.

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