Re movie endings with out takes, there is BEING THERE (Hal Ashby 1979), mainly Peter Sellers breaking up - an odd ending to a remarkable film. Then there is the recent A BUG's LIFE, though the so-called out takes look specially made.
> From: Stephen Tropiano <[log in to unmask]>
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: HOllywood Endings
> Date: Wednesday, January 27, 1999 3:55 PM
> I am doing research on HOllywood film endings. Specifically, I
> am looking for suggestions of endings that warrant a second llok.
> I would appreciate any information on
> 1. films endings which were dramatically changed in adapting a
> book or stage play to the screen (like the recent
> Scarlett Letter)
> 2. unusual end credit sequences (films in which
> the end credits are spoken, films which include outtakes in the
> ending) or anything else out fo the ordinary.
> 3. any films which had alternative endings (i.e. Fatal
> Attraction, etc.)
> Thanks in advance for your assitance.
> Stephen Tropiano
> Ithaca College
> Screen-L is sponsored by the Telecommunication & Film Dept., the
> University of Alabama.