History Film / AmericanGraffiti

14th Jun '17 10:13:29 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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* TheFifties: Set in 1962, but the fashions, music, etc. reflect the 1950s, since real-life aesthetics and attitudes of course don't follow actual decades.


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* TheFifties: Set in 1962, but the fashions, music, etc. reflect the 1950s, since real-life aesthetics and attitudes of course don't follow actual decades.
14th Jun '17 10:12:44 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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* TheFifties: Set in 1962, but the fashions, music, etc. reflect the 1950s, since real-life aesthetics and attitudes of course don't follow actual decades.



* TheFifties: Set in 1962, but the fashions, music, etc. reflect the 1950s, since real-life aesthetics and attitudes of course don't follow actual decades.
25th Apr '17 8:42:45 PM Mdumas43073
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** For the 25th Anniversary Edition in 1998, the opening shot of the movie with Mel's Diner and the opening credits was given a digital sunset sky by Industrial Light & Magic, replacing the overcast sky featured in the original version of the film.

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** For the 25th Anniversary Edition VHS and DVD edition in 1998, the opening shot of the movie with Mel's Diner and the opening credits was given a digital sunset sky by Industrial Light & Magic, replacing the overcast sky featured in the original version of the film.
25th Apr '17 8:41:42 PM Mdumas43073
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* GeorgeLucasAlteredVersion: The first shot in the movie with Mel's Diner and the opening credits was given a digital sunset sky by Industrial Light & Magic in 1998 replacing the overcast sky featured in the original version of the film. This was the only change though. Also the 1978 reissue added two minutes of previously deleted scenes back into the film, and the soundtrack was remixed in Dolby Stereo. This is the version shown today.

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* GeorgeLucasAlteredVersion: There have been two minor alterations to the film since its original release, both of which have carried over to subsequent editions.
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The first 1978 theatrical re-release [[ReCut added two minutes of previously-deleted scenes back into the film]], and remixed the soundtrack into Dolby Stereo.
** For the 25th Anniversary Edition in 1998, the opening
shot in of the movie with Mel's Diner and the opening credits was given a digital sunset sky by Industrial Light & Magic in 1998 Magic, replacing the overcast sky featured in the original version of the film. This was the only change though. Also the 1978 reissue added two minutes of previously deleted scenes back into the film, and the soundtrack was remixed in Dolby Stereo. This is the version shown today.



* {{ReCut}}: The Special Edition, in which only the sky of the opening shot was changed and some scenes were extended.
25th Apr '17 8:25:29 PM Mdumas43073
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Set in small-town California in 1962, it follows a bunch of teenagers as they spend the last night of summer vacation goofing around, getting into trouble and contemplating their futures while listening to NothingButHits. No, [[RandomEventsPlot there really is no plot]]. Get over it.

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Set in small-town California in 1962, it follows a bunch of teenagers as they spend the last night of summer vacation goofing around, getting into trouble and contemplating their futures while listening to NothingButHits. No, [[RandomEventsPlot there really is no plot]]. Get over it.
19th Apr '17 10:15:08 PM Mdumas43073
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* EmbarrassingNickname: Terry "Toad" Fields.* FakeBand:

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* EmbarrassingNickname: Terry "Toad" Fields.* FakeBand:


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** One of the songs that Flash Cadillac and the Continental Kids (as [[FakeBand Herbie and the Heartbreakers]]) perform at the high school dance -- "She's So Fine" -- is ''not'' a vintage oldie, but an original tune (albeit in a deliberately {{retraux}} doo-wop style) written by the band.
19th Apr '17 10:01:53 PM Mdumas43073
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* HighSchoolDance: Laurie and Steve turn up at their high school's end-of-the-year dance and are compelled to do a "spotlight" dance with each other, though they are on the verge of breaking up. Said dance was choreographed by Toni Basil, of later "Mickey" fame.

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* HighSchoolDance: Laurie and Steve turn up at their high school's end-of-the-year dance freshman hop and are compelled to do a "spotlight" dance with each other, though they are on the verge of breaking up. Said dance was choreographed by Toni Basil, of later "Mickey" fame.
19th Apr '17 9:59:25 PM Mdumas43073
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* KavorkaMan: Mr. Wolfe, the CoolTeacher Curt shares a smoke with and talks to outside the high school dance, is seen surrounded by admiring girl students (and even implied to [[TeacherStudentRomance be in a relationship with one]]) despite the fact that he's not remotely handsome.

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* KavorkaMan: Mr. Wolfe, the CoolTeacher Curt shares a smoke with and talks to outside the high school dance, is first seen surrounded by admiring girl students (and even implied to [[TeacherStudentRomance be in a relationship with one]]) despite the fact that he's not remotely handsome.
19th Apr '17 9:57:02 PM Mdumas43073
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* KavorkaMan: The older, college student returning to his old high school that Curt Henderson talks to at the high school dance is first seen surrounded by admiring girls even though he's not remotely handsome.

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* KavorkaMan: The older, college student returning to his old high school that Mr. Wolfe, the CoolTeacher Curt Henderson shares a smoke with and talks to at outside the high school dance dance, is first seen surrounded by admiring girls girl students (and even though implied to [[TeacherStudentRomance be in a relationship with one]]) despite the fact that he's not remotely handsome.handsome.
19th Apr '17 9:47:52 PM Mdumas43073
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* FakingTheDead: Toad, in ''More American Graffiti''.

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* FakingTheDead: Toad, [[spoiler:Toad]], in ''More American Graffiti''.
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