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According to Michael Jeck's DVD commentary, Seven Samurai was among the first films to use the now-common plot element of the recruiting and gathering of heroes into a team to accomplish a specific goal, a device used in later films such as The Guns of Navarone, Ocean's Eleven, The Dirty Dozen, and the western remake The Magnificent Seven.
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According to LDS Doctrine, Michael the Archangel became the first man on earth, Adam, to experience his mortality.
According to Alexander Technique instructor Michael J. Gelb, people tend to study the Alexander Technique either to rid themselves of pain, to increase their performance abilities, or for reasons of personal development and transformation.
According to the 12th-century bishop of Athens, Michael Choniates, by his time the island had become a base for pirates.
According to C. Michael Hogan, the Daugava River began experiencing environmental deterioration in the era of Soviet collective agriculture ( producing considerable adverse water pollution runoff ) and a wave of hydroelectric power projects.
According to historian Michael A. Riff, a common feature of these movements was opposition not only to secularism, but also to both capitalism and socialism.
According to a controversial essay titled " The Death of Environmentalism " ( Michael Shellenberger and Ted Nordhaus, 2004 ) American environmentalism has been remarkably successful in protecting the air, water, and large stretches of wilderness in North America and Europe, but these environmentalists have stagnated as a vital force for cultural and political change.
According to historian Michael Hopkinson, the guerrilla warfare " was often courageous and effective ".
According to author Michael Moorcock, in 1967 Niven was among those Science Fiction Writers of America members who voiced opposition to the Vietnam War.
" According to Michael Palin's published diary, Palin changed his response in order to throw Cleese off.
According to documentary filmmaker Michael Moore, Turner's land has a higher gross domestic product than Belize.
According to Rabbi Michael J. Cook, Professor of Intertestamental and Early Christian Literature at the Hebrew Union College, there are ten themes in the New Testament that are the greatest sources of anxiety for Jews concerning Christian antisemitism.
According to one account, the Gekko character was a " straight lift " from the real world junk-bond dealer Michael Milkin, who later pled guilty to felony charges for violating securities laws.
According to Michael Barton, a prominent ichthyologist and professor at Centre College, " the earliest ichthyologists were hunters and gatherers who had learned how to obtain the most useful fish, where to obtain them in abundance, and at what times they might be the most available ".
According to Michael Levey, " Raphael gives his a superhuman clarity and grace in a universe of Euclidian certainties ".
According to writer Michael Davis, by the mid-1970s the show had become " an American institution ".
According to Model: The Ugly Business of Beautiful Women by Michael Gross, Gross stated the term " supermodel " was first used by Dessner.
According to J. Michael Jaffe, author of Gender, Pseudonyms, and CMC: Masking Identities and Baring Souls, " the Internet was originally established to expedite communication between governmental scientists and defense experts, and was not at all intended to be the popular ' interpersonal mass medium ' it has become ", yet new and revolutionary devices enabling the mass public to communicate online are constantly being developed and released.
According to Michael Meacher, this change put an end to a previous inequity whereby two families, in otherwise identical circumstances, paid differing amounts of tax “ simply because in one case the child possessed property transferred to it by a grandparent, while in the other case the grandparent ’ s identical property was inherited by the parent .” In 1969, a “ save-as-you-earn ” scheme was introduced, designed to encourage new savings over a contracted period.
According to Mark Michael Smith of the Economic History Society: " although intrusive and oppressive, paternalism, the way masters employed it, and the methods slaves used to manipulate it, rendered slaveholders ' attempts to institute capitalistic work regimens on their plantation ineffective and so allowed slaves to carve out a degree of autonomy.
According to Canadian historian Michael H. Kater, Orff claimed at the end of the war to his Allied interrogators that he was a founding member of the White Rose and was released.
According to Michael Durant's book In the Company of Heroes, the Somalis counted 25 of their militia dead after the firefight.
According to Michael Caine, he met Elton John and was discussing musical tastes, when Caine claimed that he had been creating chillout mix tapes as an amateur for years.
According to art historian Michael J. Lewis, Chagall was considered to be " the last survivor of the first generation of European modernists ".
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According to the project's Facebook group, the English-language DVD has been released in Denmark on April 16, 2011 and is available internationally through the website forlaget-afart. dk /.
' According to the Evil Dead DVD commentary, he would often return home after a night of shooting in the back of a pick-up truck, as he was usually covered in fake blood made from a mixture of corn syrup, food coloring, and non-dairy coffee creamer.
According to the Australian Classification Board media release, the DVD was passed due to " the inclusion of 176 minutes of additional material which provided a context to the feature film.
According to the " Behind the Truth " segment on the Season 1 DVD, Snow created the echo effect on his famous theme music by accident.
According to the featurettes Pacino, DeNiro and the Conversation and The Making of Heat: True Crime, included in the special edition DVD, which includes a taped interview with Adamson, the scene of McCauley and Hanna in the restaurant was also based on a real life event.
According to DVD liner notes for Return of the Pink Panther, Sellers and Edwards originally planned to produce a British television series centered on Clouseau, but a film was made instead, Revenge of the Pink Panther, which ignores Dreyfus's death in the previous film and has Clouseau investigating a plot to kill him after a transvestite criminal is killed in his place.
According to the DVD commentary of the film, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, actors Leonard Nimoy and Kirstie Alley, portraying Spock and Saavik respectively, spoke their lines in English, and later dubbed in alien dialogue ( at least partially designed by linguist Marc Okrand ) that corresponded with the movements of their mouths in the scene.
According to a DVD commentary for one episode, some number of viewers were offended by Moleman's appearance, and he was reused in order to annoy people of such a viewpoint.
According to the DVD extras documentary for the movie The Shooting Party ( 1985 ), in the very first shot of the very first day of filming, all the male lead actors, including Paul Scofield who was playing Sir Randolph Nettleby, were to come into shot on a horse-drawn shooting brake driven by the well-known film horse-master George Mossman.
There have been two official video releases, a VHS only video titled Big Screen Television ( also referred to as The World According to Bart ) and a DVD titled A Diversion.
According to commentary on the DVD collection for the show's first season, part of Krypton's appearance was influenced by the artistic style of American comic book artist Jack Kirby.
According to the special edition DVD, significant and uncredited improvements were made to the script by the famous " script doctors ," twin brothers Julius J. Epstein and Philip G. Epstein.
According to the DVD audio commentary track, the word as used in this sense was invented by screenwriter Robert Riskin.
A book was published by La Découverte, a French editor, and a video documentary, Le Monde selon Monsanto ( The World According to Monsanto ), was released on DVD and shown on Arte, the Franco-German culture TV channel.
According to Boorman's running commentary on the DVD and Blu-ray editions, the studio wanted the scene shot two ways, one of which would be acceptable for TV.
According to Harold Ramis ' DVD commentary, there are several differences between Danny Rubin's original script and the film as it was actually released.
According to director John Frankenheimer and actor James Garner in bonus interviews for the DVD of the film Grand Prix, McQueen was Frankenheimer's first choice for the lead role of American Formula One race car driver Pete Aron.
According to Spielberg on a documentary on the Close Encounters DVD, Spielberg met him at a bar, where McQueen drank beer after beer.
According to the liner notes of his DVD set, Marvin Gaye: The Real Thing in Performance 1964-1981, Rob Bowman stated that by the early 1970s, Gaye had essentially developed " three distinct voices ; his smooth, sweet tenor, a growling rasp and an unreal falsetto ".
According to Stephen Cannell, in a DVD extra, they were developed initially as a promo, filmed and assembled by Ralph Hemecker in a single day of filming, and featuring a leggy blonde actress / model whom Cannell said was named Avalon Jones .< sup > 1 </ sup > In the very first two episodes of the series, Kapture was shown first, and then Estes ; they alternated after that, except for Kapture's final episode, in which she ( and not Estes ) appeared in the opening montage, followed by the two new co-stars.
According to Gilliam's episode of The Directors ( which is available on the 2-Disc DVD for Gilliam's film Time Bandits ), he wanted to do the film because he was tired of doing big budget special effects films, such as his previous film The Adventures of Baron Munchausen, which went over budget and cost over $ 45 million, nearly twice as much as Kings budget of $ 24 million.
According to Fuqua's commentary on the DVD release of the film, the actors and crew ended up receiving a warm welcome from local residents.
According to the DVD commentary, neither Roger Moore, an uncredited co-producer, nor Robert S. Baker, the credited producer, ever had a contract other than a handshake with Lew Grade.
According to the DVD audio commentary, it was the decision of director Guy Green that A Patch of Blue be filmed in black-and-white, although color was available.