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Old 02-26-04, 02:26 AM
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THE PASSION claims its first victim

How many more lives need to be lost before this film is finally removed from theaters?

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http://www.drudgereport.com/flash3.htm

HEART ATTACK DURING 'PASSION OF CHRIST'; WOMAN PRONOUNCED DEAD AFTER VIEWING FILM IN KANSAS

Wed Feb 25 2004 16:09:33 ET

KAKE TV in Wichita, Kansas set to report a woman, in her 50s, suffered a heart attack during a morning screening of Mel Gibson's controversial film PASSION OF THE CHRIST.

"She later died at the hospital," a station source tells the DRUDGE REPORT.

"She went into seizure during one of the film's most dramatic moments," a station source explains.

The woman attended a 9:30am screening, first public viewing at Warren East Theaters in Wichita...
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Uh huh... your reasoning is amusing. And I suppose her dietary habits or genetic predisposition had nothing to do with this. Yes, let us remove all films that contain so-called "dramatic moments." Nice try, buddy.
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Well, I feel bad for the woman's family...but how about all those suicides after watching "The Phantom Menace"?!



I know, I know...that was just WRONG. I'm sorry!
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lol
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Well, I feel bad for the woman's family...but how about all those suicides after watching "The Phantom Menace"?!



I know, I know...that was just WRONG. I'm sorry!
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...she could have been watching the Care Bears Movie and died from the same seizure.
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Anyone remember all those heart attack reports when Saving Private Ryan came out.
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I'm sure people collapse and die in movie theathers every week in this country from one thing or another, and you don't hear about that.

People trying to connect this to this particular movie just sound silly.
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Pull the movie? WHY?
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Originally posted by natesfortune
I'm sure people collapse and die in movie theathers every week in this country from one thing or another, and you don't hear about that.
Yea... When I worked at the movies, there were quite a few (I dunno, 5-10 in two years...just while I was working) instances where we had to call paramedics because people weren't feeling well. Never had any fall over and die, though.

Oh, and I love (no, really!) how everything comes full circle back to the Star Wars Prequels.
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Re: THE PASSION claims its first victim

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How many more lives need to be lost before this film is finally removed from theaters?
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The first thing I thought of when I read this post was the scene with Bill Murray in Scrooged about the old lady having a heart attack after viewing his trailer for "Scrooge".

"You can't buy publicity lilke this!" - Frank Cross
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I remember seeing lots of sup up cars after 2F2F, one car did get into a fender bender, maybe this movie should have been pulled.
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Wow, what a reaction from some taking the "how many more lives" comment seriously. It seemed obvious to me that magman was just making a joke.
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As all are we
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it's also mentioned in this article as well

One woman collapsed during the bloody crucifixion scene and later died in hospital. The Witchita Eagle reported that the cause of death for Peggy Law Scott, 57 of Wichita, Kansas, was not immediately known.

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article...016299,00.html
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No doubt the next death will be from teenage "Jackass" fans who see the movie and decide to imitate the crufixion "stunt."
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There was already a thread in the other forum about this.

http://www.dvdtalk.com/forum/showthr...hlight=passion
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I'm sure people collapse and die in movie theathers every week in this country from one thing or another, and you don't hear about that.
Dozens of people also spontaneously combust each year. It's just not widely reported.
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