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This is a comments thread about FSM CD: The Satan Bug: Archival Edition
 
 Posted:   Mar 1, 2010 - 4:10 PM   
 By:   Eric Paddon   (Member)

Really enjoying this more and more with repeated listening that the sound FX are no distraction at all. Glad this could be made available at long last in this format!

There's one error in theCD liner notes which says that in the film all of Harold Gould's scenes as Dr. Osterer were cut. In fact, Gould does appear in the opening sequence when John Anderson as the security chief arrives at the base, and Gould who is just leaving, tells Anderson he needs to talk to him and Anderson says he'll go to his house tomorrow.

 
 Posted:   Mar 1, 2010 - 4:19 PM   
 By:   Stefan Miklos   (Member)

Really enjoying this more and more with repeated listening that the sound FX are no distraction at all. Glad this could be made available at long last in this format!




Same feeling about this score. The Main Title is fabulous. You can recognize arrangements from THE PRIZE and THE MAN FROM UNCLE pilot.

 
 
 Posted:   Mar 2, 2010 - 12:16 AM   
 By:   filmusicnow   (Member)

What the C.D. inlay notes failed to mention was one of the keyboards used in the score was a Hammond Solovox modified with an Echoplex by electronic music pioneer Paul Beaver. Goldsmith mentions this in an interview in the February 1985 issue of KEYBOARD magazine. I should know. I gave a copy of the two part interview to The Margaret Herrick Library.

 
 Posted:   Dec 3, 2010 - 11:30 PM   
 By:   Josh   (Member)

This CD just gets better and better with every spin, sound effects and all, and call me crazy, but I'm getting a heavy LOST vibe from some of these tracks. Mayhap Giacchino's a fan as well.

 
 Posted:   Dec 4, 2010 - 1:47 AM   
 By:   Francis   (Member)

This is definitely one of my favorite early Goldsmith scores. The main title is amazing and so is the rest of the score as it makes for a very cohesive listen. I still need to get the FSM archival edition, I've only had the isolated laserdisc track so far (which also has fx and is in mono).

By the way, I own a R2 dvd of this (english audio) with a cover that almost makes it seem like a Tom Clancy movie big grin

 
 
 Posted:   Jan 26, 2011 - 2:16 PM   
 By:   Bob DiMucci   (Member)

"The Satan Bug" has been released as a made-on-demand DVD as part of the MGM Limited Edition Collection.

 
 
 Posted:   Jan 26, 2011 - 2:53 PM   
 By:   vinylscrubber   (Member)

Looking forward to seeing this in an anamorphic 16:9 transfer at long last.

 
 Posted:   Jan 26, 2011 - 4:27 PM   
 By:   Hercule Platini   (Member)

I actually think it's kind of amusing that a thread about THE SATAN BUG should have this particular URL (specifically the "threadID" bit). smile

 
 Posted:   Jan 26, 2011 - 4:44 PM   
 By:   Eric Paddon   (Member)

Is the DVD available to order now? Not at Amazon I notice.

 
 
 Posted:   Jan 26, 2011 - 9:34 PM   
 By:   filmusicnow   (Member)

"The Satan Bug" has been released as a made-on-demand DVD as part of the MGM Limited Edition Collection.



Way ahead of its time!

 
 
 Posted:   Jan 26, 2011 - 11:25 PM   
 By:   Bob DiMucci   (Member)

Is the DVD available to order now? Not at Amazon I notice.

It's available from Screen Archives Entertainment (SAE).

 
 
 Posted:   Jan 26, 2011 - 11:26 PM   
 By:   Bob DiMucci   (Member)

Looking forward to seeing this in an anamorphic 16:9 transfer at long last.

Let's hope that it's in that format. SAE gives no technical specs in their listing.

 
 Posted:   Nov 26, 2012 - 5:39 PM   
 By:   DavidinBerkeley   (Member)

25% off at SAE for only a few more hours. See home page for discount code!

 
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