Re: Sweeney Todd on DVD?

Discussion in 'DVD Video' started by Rich Clark, Aug 2, 2003.

  1. Rich Clark

    Rich Clark Guest

    "Ken L. Cheshire" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    > It was Len Cariou. I have a warn out VHS copy. And eagerly awaiting the

    DVD. I
    > heard a rumor that Spielberg is interested in making it into a movie (but

    I can't
    > verify that).


    No it really was George Hearn in the video. It was Len Cariou in the
    original cast, and on the original cast album. Perhaps that's the source of
    the confusion over this.

    Here's the data from sondheim.com:

    TV National Tour Production Info:

    Theatre ...... Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
    Televised ........... September 12, 1982
    Station ...... The Entertainment Channel
    Presented by ........... RKO/Nederlander
    ............... The Entertainment Channel
    Executive Producers ..... Ellen M. Krass
    ............................. Archer King
    Produced .................. Bonnie Burns
    Executive in Charge .... James Rich, Jr.
    Directed for TV ........... Terry Hughes
    Lighting Designed for TV ... Bill Klages
    Musical Conductor .......... Jim Coleman



    Cast:

    Anthony Hope .......... Cris Groenendaal
    Sweeney Todd .............. George Hearn
    Beggar Woman ................ Sara Woods
    Mrs. Lovett ............ Angela Lansbury
    Judge Turpin ............ Edmund Lyndeck
    The Beadle ............. Calvin Remsberg
    Johanna ................... Betsy Joslyn
    Tobias Ragg ............... Ken Jennings
    Pirelli .................. Sal Mistretta
    The Birdseller ............. Spain Logue
    The Passerby ............ Walter Charles
    Jonas Fogg ............ Michael Kalinyen


    RichC
     
    Rich Clark, Aug 2, 2003
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  2. Rich Clark

    JimReid56 Guest

    I saw the original production in 1980 in NY and had a VHS of the video
    production. It was Cariou on stage and George Hearn in the video.
     
    JimReid56, Aug 3, 2003
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  3. You guys are correct. I don't know where my brain was at.

    JimReid56 wrote:

    > I saw the original production in 1980 in NY and had a VHS of the video
    > production. It was Cariou on stage and George Hearn in the video.
     
    Ken L. Cheshire, Aug 3, 2003
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