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October 2001, Week 3


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Scott Andrew Hutchins <[log in to unmask]>
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Wed, 17 Oct 2001 15:43:11 -0500
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That's a surefire way to decrease sales.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Sam Umland" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Wednesday, October 17, 2001 12:17 PM
Subject: FYI--Escape From New York

> One of my students broght to my attention an alleged internet rumor that
> MGM was going to digitally alter John Carpenter's Escape From New York
> prior to releasing the Special Edition DVD later this year or early next.
> For those who by chance do not know the film, a group of terrorists hijack
> Air Force One and fly it into one of the World Trade Center Towers in an
> attempt to kill the President. I've heard no rumors about any possible
> influence the film may have had on the terrorists who performed the Sept.
> 11 attacks (highly unlikely). For those interested in the story, go to:
> best,
> Sam Umland
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