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Re: [barsoom] ERBzine Evolution of John Carter in Film Series

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  • richard johnson
    Nice art but NOT Barsoom. Floating islands in tyhe sky Saturn so large it looks like JC is on one of her moons Thark heads look way too human. Still, they are
    Message 1 of 3 , Jan 17, 2012
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      Nice art but NOT Barsoom.

      Floating islands in tyhe sky
      Saturn so large it looks like JC is on one of her moons
      Thark heads look way too human.

      Still, they are pre-film art so the artist can go wild with his imagination.

      At least Woola doesn't lok like a lap-dog this time.

      On 1/17/12, Ronald E. Prindle <dugwarbaby@...> wrote:
      > Great art.  I was negative about any possible film but this might be of
      > interest scenically although the towers of Helium are red and gold.
      >
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      >
      > ________________________________
      > From: Bill and Sue-On Hillman <hillmans@...>
      > To: erbzine@...
      > Sent: Monday, January 16, 2012 7:29 PM
      > Subject: [barsoom] ERBzine Evolution of John Carter in Film Series
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      > The ERBzine Evolution of John Carter in Film Series Continues:
      > See 65 images of the Conran Brothers production art and short promo video
      > at: ERBzine 3694 and ERBzine 3695
      > http://www.erbzine.com/mag36/3694.html
      > http://www.erbzine.com/mag36/3695.html
      > and
      > www.cartermovie.com
      >
      > Paramount, intrigued by the Conrans' homeage to the genre of SF adventure in
      > the style of the classic pulp magazines in SKY CAPTAIN AND THE WORLD OF
      > TOMORROW . . . and their command of the new film technologies showed an
      > interest in picking up the JC torch. The Conran team started pre-production
      > and art director Kevin Conran wowed everyone with his vision of ERB's
      > Barsoom. Danton Burroughs was very excited about the project and shared the
      > promotional DVD with me at the time.
      >
      > Last summer we met with Kevin in Tarzana and we were tremendously impressed
      > with his artistic talent and his knowledge of pulps, comics and modern
      > film-making. Recently the 7-minute promo video has somehow been leaked all
      > over the Internet. So at last, ERB fans have a chance to appreciate just
      > how close the Conrans came to bringing the project to fruition before it was
      > skuttled due to a series of unfortunate events.
      >
      > Since 'the cat is out of the bag' we'd like to share the video and scores of
      > screen captures from it. This can only increase the excitement leading up
      > to the release of Disney's John Carter on March 9 -- what is promising to be
      > a blockbuster landmark film . . . and a dream come true for all ERB fans.
      >
      > See more impressive Kevin Conran art at:
      > www.kevinconran.com
      >
      > Bill Hillman
      > Editor and Webmaster for the
      > Edgar Rice Burroughs Tribute Websites and Webzines:
      > http://www.ERBzine.com
      > http://www.johncarterofmars.ca
      > http://www.cartermovie.com
      > etc.
      >
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      --
      Rick Johnson
      http://Rick-Johnson.webs.com
      "Those who give up a little freedom in return for a little imagined
      security will soon find that they have neither."
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