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"Richard J. Leskosky" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sun, 19 Jun 1994 15:16:55 -0500
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>        I've been so anxious about the new version of Frankenstein
>Kenneth Branaugh is doing, that I was completely
>surprised by the opening of Wolf.  I'm not sure of the history of the
>wolf man story, did it come from a text originally, like Dracula and
>Frankenstein?  Or a movie?  How about the role of the female?  Michele
>Pheiffer was one tough lady.  And, a burning question that perhaps I
>should present to another forum.  Am I dreaming when I remember a comic
>couple "Mike Nichols and Elaine May" and could they possiblely be the
>"Mike Nichols and Elaine May" of Wolf?
I don't recall seeing Elaine May's name in the credits (they haven't really
worked together for years) but it is the same Mike Nichols.  May did
ISHTAR, by the way--a dog rather than a wolf.
Richard J. Leskosky
Unit for Cinema Studies, UIUC
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