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Re: [TalkAntietam] Some riled by Antietam cut

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  • Anthony W Turner
    ... Makes about as much sense to me as it would to cut the First Inaugural Address out of a movie biography of Lincoln. ... Did Maxwell say when the DVD might
    Message 1 of 2 , Feb 8, 2003
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      On Friday, February 7, 2003, at 08:37 PM, rotbaron@... wrote:

      > From today's Hagerstown Herald-Mail...
      > "Gods and Generals" director Ron Maxwell said Wednesday that Battle of
      > Antietam scenes and others had to be cut to reduce the length of the
      > movie, which now runs 3 hours and 35 minutes.

      Makes about as much sense to me as it would to cut the First Inaugural
      Address out of a movie biography of Lincoln.

      > The Antietam battle scenes will appear in the six-hour DVD version of
      > the film…

      Did Maxwell say when the DVD might be available?

      > Dennis Frye, a local Civil War expert and an associate producer of the
      > film said …"I'm extremely disappointed because Antietam is such a
      > significant battle, but it is not an essential battle in 'Gods and
      > Generals,' the movie."

      Fine. I'll wait for the DVD.

      Tony Turner
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