On Friday, February 7, 2003, at 08:37 PM, rotbaron@...
> 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.