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Tue, 6 Apr 1999 16:08:06 -0500
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Date: Tue, 6 Apr 1999 15:57:17 -0500 (EST)
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To: Andrew Cougill <[log in to unmask]>
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Subject: Re: [NYMAN] Philip Phile/Ravenous

The opening scene of _Ravenous_ looked to me like a spoof of the opening
scene of _Saving Private Ryan_, but considering it was just a waving flag
in each, though faded in the latter, it's hard to say whether or not that
was Bird's intention.


Scott Andrew Hutchins
Oz, Monsters, Kamillions, and More!

"Colorless green ideas sleep furiously."--Noam Chomsky

On Mon, 5 Apr 1999, Andrew Cougill wrote:

> Also might add that "Hail Columbia" was often considered to be the
> (unofficial) national anthem by many in the 19th century, and very much so
> in  the 1840's. It was often played or sung at events, as the "Star
> Spangled Banner" is now. So it seems appopriate for the Ravenous
> soundtrack where as having the "Star Spangled Banner" would be an
> historical inaccuracy.
> Happy Listening!
> Andrew

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