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Hollywood's Master Of Myth: Joseph Campbell, The Force Behind Star Wars

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Anybody got this doco? It was aired on the BBC in the UK on 18th July 1999. I forgot to record it at the time and never saw it repeated again.

Hollywood's Master Of Myth: Joseph Campbell, The Force Behind Star Wars
BBC documentary that attempts to delve beyond the hype of "The Phantom Menace" (it was screened the month the movie opened in Britain) by focusing on the writer who was often credited as a huge influence on George Lucas, and most "heroic" literature.

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At this point, Baby Hum usually pops up and saves the day by announcing that he can fill the request and he was planning to release it as BHXXX.

Fingers crossed that I am right!!

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I hope to god that I've already used that stuff in The Clones Revealed else I'm gonna be gutted

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Originally posted by: Ell the Ewok
On the subject of BBC doc I rememeber seeing an omnibus or something very similar that had BTS and clips from either PTM or AotC, I watched my copy till the tape broke. It had interviews with the stars and Lucas etc.


That is probably one of the Omnibus programmes that Babyhum has already released.

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Originally posted by: Ell the Ewok
On the subject of BBC doc I rememeber seeing an omnibus or something very similar that had BTS and clips from either PTM or AotC, I watched my copy till the tape broke. It had interviews with the stars and Lucas etc.


This might be the Power of Myth. In fact I'm almost sure. It is an EXCELLENT multi part doc, basically a real long conversation with Campbell. I think there is an official DVD release but it also airs on PBS at times.
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I too have been looking for this documentary for a very long time and IT is a very hard to come by and rare title, it is not even listed on the imdb.

Molto this is a competely different thing altogether than power of myth, it came out around the time of episode one; The phantom menace and was only aired once I believe on bbc2.

the power of myth dvd is phenomenal quality over those old vhs tapes. Speaking of campbell there is also a memorial piece called the hero's journey and has Lucas on it .

PBS also has many, many more hours of interview material done for power of myth but it has never been shown on a t.v. broadcast or even been released on home video.

there are bits and pieces of these extra conversions between moyers and campbell in the book the power of myth by bill moyers.

the power of myth would not have seen the light of day if it was not for george lucas. He let them film it at skywalker ranch, and even help pitch it to PBS and donated funding. almost similar to the way he helped another one of his mentor's kurosawa in getting kagemusha funded and filmed .

the mythology of star wars with bill moyers and george lucas almost is an apocryphal volume to the power of myth.

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Sorry guys. I've only just seen this thread. I have it. Recorded on the same SVHS tape as the Omnibus shows. I will be releasing it but there is a slight jitter on the image towards the end of the show. Does anybody know if there is a way of fixing this with Final CUt Pro with a plugin?
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I knew it!

If the jitter isn't too frantic you could always plot a motion path to centre it up. Might be a pain to do though.

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thanks! baby hum

you are truly awesome for releasing this.

so what will the baby hum release number for this be?

“Always loved Vader’s wordless self sacrifice. Another shitty, clueless, revision like Greedo and young Anakin’s ghost. What a fucking shame.” -Simon Pegg.

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Who knows. It might take a while to get rid of the jitter. Unless anyone fancies doing it for me?
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Whoa, wait a minute. That guy from the Evil Dead inspired Star Wars?
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That was Bruce Campbell

FINISHED:
The Sith Revealed - A Scrapbook
Episode III The Video Game - The Movie
24: The Missing Day
Star Wars - The Interactive Board Game DVD
Battlefront - Journal of the 501st
The Clones Revealed

email me for details daveytod AT btinternet DOT com