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A DUEL FOR THE BRIDE
Once the breathtaking Jacqui arrived and got off the flowered carriage in the middle of 300 open-mouthed guests, four “scoundrels” in costume regalia unsheathed their swords, grabbed Jacqui (who feigned a helpless maiden), and announced they were kidnapping the bride.
“Unhand that woman for she is mine!” The hooligans froze in their tracks when my booming voice erupted. The hero had arrived. Everyone applauded. I exchanged nasty words with the scoundrels, and then we drew swords. It was a riot. I had rehearsed this blazing sword fight with my actor/stuntmen buddies the day before; now, with adrenaline pumping in front of 300 guests, we almost killed each other! Thankfully they remembered it was my wedding day and the plot was for me to win the maiden’s hand. I rescued my princess just like in the movies.
It was my Errol Flynn life moment!
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SPIELBERG & WILLIAMS: The Divine Union of Film & Music
Forty years. Twenty-five films. Thirteen Oscar nominations for original score. In honor of my alma mater, The American Film Institute, and its “Master Class” celebrating the glorious collaboration between Steven Spielberg and John Williams, I salute them as the greatest … Continue reading
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