History Trivia / AllDogsGoToHeaven

14th Sep '17 1:36:43 PM NWolfman
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* AllStarCast: In addition to Creator/BurtReynolds, who was at his peek popularity at the time, there's also his ''[[Film/TheCannonballRun Cannonball Run II]]'' co-stars Creator/DomDeLuise and Charles Nelson Reilly, as well as his then-wife Loni Anderson and ''Series/AliceDoesntLiveHerAnyMore'' star Vic Tayback. As mentioned below, the film is technically a Reynolds star vehicle.

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* AllStarCast: In addition to Creator/BurtReynolds, who was at his peek popularity at the time, there's also his ''[[Film/TheCannonballRun Cannonball Run II]]'' co-stars Creator/DomDeLuise and Charles Nelson Reilly, as well as his then-wife Loni Anderson and ''Series/AliceDoesntLiveHerAnyMore'' ''Series/Alice1976'' star Vic Tayback. As mentioned below, the film is technically a Reynolds star vehicle.
14th Sep '17 1:35:32 PM NWolfman
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* AllStarCast: In addition to Creator/BurtReynolds, who was at his peek popularity at the time, there's also his ''[[Film/TheCannonballRun Cannonball Run II]]'' co-stars Creator/DomDeLuise and Charles Nelson Reilly, as well as his then-wife Loni Anderson and ''Series/AliceDoesntLiveHerAnyMore'' star Vic Tayback. As mentioned below, the film is technically a Reynolds star vehicle.
14th Sep '17 1:27:53 PM NWolfman
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* CelebrityVoiceActor: The project began as a star vehicle for Creator/BurtReynolds, who wanted Bluth to give him an animated role similar to the ones he'd given his frequent co-star Creator/DomDeLuise in his other movies. [=DeLuise=] wasn't even cast as Itchy until later, when Reynolds needed someone to better ad lib off of.

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* CelebrityVoiceActor: The project began as a star vehicle for Creator/BurtReynolds, who wanted Bluth to give him an animated role similar to the ones he'd given his frequent co-star Creator/DomDeLuise in his other movies. [=DeLuise=] wasn't even cast as Itchy until later, when Reynolds needed someone to better ad lib off of. Reynolds also came up with the initial story of "a guy who starts as a jerk but learns a lesson."
14th Sep '17 10:11:39 AM NWolfman
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** First, Bluth and co. repeatedly hit walls trying to get an adaptation of the original Beth Brown story to work, ultimately deciding to scrap it and come up with a different story based on the title alone.

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** First, Bluth and co. repeatedly hit walls trying to get an adaptation of the original Beth Brown story to work, ultimately deciding to scrap it work. In a chance meeting with writer Creator/RobertTowne, Bluth pitched him the story and come asked for feedback. Towne reportedly came up with a different better, more succinct story based on in the title alone.five minutes it took him to go to the bathroom afterward than the crew had in months.



** Most of the film originally took place in heaven and had [[LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters a ton of angel characters]], which was where Bluth and co. initially started having story problems. Bluth famously recounted pitching the idea to writer Robert Towne (of ''Film/{{Chinatown}}'' fame), who told him to focus more on the dogs than the heaven.

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** Most of the film originally took place in heaven and had [[LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters a ton of angel characters]], which was where Bluth and co. initially started having story problems. Bluth famously recounted pitching the idea to asked writer Robert Creator/RobertTowne for feedback, and Towne (of ''Film/{{Chinatown}}'' fame), who told him to focus more on the dogs than the heaven.
12th Sep '17 1:51:30 PM NWolfman
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** Most of the film originally took place in heaven and had [[LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters a ton of angel characters]], which was where Bluth and co. initially started having story problems. Bluth famously recounted pitching the idea to writer Robert Towne (of ''Film/{{Chinatown}}'' fame), who told him to focus more on the dogs than the heaven.
12th Sep '17 11:18:12 AM NWolfman
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* DuelingMovies: Released on the very same day as (and [[CurbStompBattle promptly slaughtered by]]) ''Disney/TheLittleMermaid.''

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* DuelingMovies: Released on the very same day as (and [[CurbStompBattle promptly slaughtered financially curb-stomped by]]) ''Disney/TheLittleMermaid.''
8th Sep '17 2:46:48 PM NWolfman
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8th Sep '17 2:46:33 PM NWolfman
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* CelebrityVoiceActor: As well as Creator/BurtReynolds voicing Charlie, the German dub has him voiced by the equally rascally Harald Juhnke.

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* CelebrityVoiceActor: As well The project began as Creator/BurtReynolds voicing Charlie, a star vehicle for Creator/BurtReynolds, who wanted Bluth to give him an animated role similar to the German dub has him voiced by the equally rascally Harald Juhnke.ones he'd given his frequent co-star Creator/DomDeLuise in his other movies. [=DeLuise=] wasn't even cast as Itchy until later, when Reynolds needed someone to better ad lib off of.



** The project began as a star vehicle for Creator/BurtReynolds, who wanted Bluth to give him an animated role similar to the ones he'd given his frequent co-star Creator/DomDeLuise in his other movies. [=DeLuise=] wasn't even cast as Itchy until later, when Reynolds needed someone to better ad lib off of.

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** The project began as a star vehicle for Creator/BurtReynolds, who wanted Bluth to give him an animated role similar to the ones he'd given his frequent co-star Creator/DomDeLuise in his other movies. [=DeLuise=] wasn't even cast as Itchy until later, when Reynolds needed someone to better ad lib off of.
8th Sep '17 2:44:05 PM NWolfman
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* NamesTheSame: [[InvokedTrope Invoked]]. Creator/DonBluth had has the original Beth Brown novel to him as a child, but he only remembered the title. He sought it out as an adult and wrote a treatment of it under the name "Canine Mysteries," but kept hitting walls with the story until he decided to write a completely different one based around the title of the book.

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* NamesTheSame: [[InvokedTrope Invoked]]. Creator/DonBluth had has was read the original Beth Brown novel to him as a child, but he only remembered the title. He sought it out as an adult and wrote a treatment of it under the name "Canine Mysteries," but kept hitting walls with the story until he decided to write a completely different one based around the title of the book.original title.
8th Sep '17 2:42:52 PM NWolfman
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* NamesTheSame: [[InvokedTrope Invoked]]. The title came from a book Creator/DonBluth's teacher had read to him when he was a child. It was an anthology of stories about a noir-style dog detective. Bluth only remembered the title and looked it up years later when he became a filmmaker, but after writing one treatment of a straight adaptation under the name "Canine Mysteries" decided that he didn't like the story and created an entirely new one off of the title.

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* NamesTheSame: [[InvokedTrope Invoked]]. The title came from a book Creator/DonBluth's teacher Creator/DonBluth had read has the original Beth Brown novel to him when as a child, but he was a child. It was an anthology of stories about a noir-style dog detective. Bluth only remembered the title title. He sought it out as an adult and looked it up years later when he became wrote a filmmaker, but after writing one treatment of a straight adaptation it under the name "Canine Mysteries" decided that he didn't like Mysteries," but kept hitting walls with the story and created an entirely new until he decided to write a completely different one off based around the title of the title.book.
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