I'm from the UK, 35 years old. I got into loving the Pink Panther movies at the same time as I got into James Bond movies, at the age of about 9. Must have been about 1983, when my older brother rented For Your Eyes Only and Revenge of the Pink Panther on Betamax video! I think we also taped The Man With The Golden Gun, The Party, Casino Royale (1967 version, obviously) off the TV and an ITV celebration programme called "21 years of James Bond" to coincide with the Octopussy premiere.
Some of you may have realised I'm a big fan too (due to my screen-name) of another Frenchman, who has had a big falling out with Dreyfus. Ok, that's Jean Michel Jarre, the French keyboard musician (Oxygene, Equinoxe and Zoolook are some of his albums), famous for having record-breaking crowds measured in millions at his concerts which light up city skylines (like Houston in 1986, Paris in 1990 and Moscow in 1997). Francis Dreyfus was his record boss, but now JMJ's created his own label after a falling out. JMJ also released an album called Waiting for Cousteau, dedicated to Jacques Cousteau, in 1990. (The title track is 46 minutes of ambient music). I've read that apparently someone else parodied this release with "Waiting For Clouseau"!
So not entirely unconnected!
I play keyboards myself, and I also love painting and drawing. My favourite actors are Peter Sellers, Roger Moore and David Niven, and I have recently done some 10 minute pencil sketch portraits of them.
Anyway, this is a great discussion board, so my most sincerest pat on the back to you all for making it such a great and interesting read :-)
Post by detectivestrangelove on Oct 12, 2014 1:23:13 GMT
Well, I've found this place, so I guess it's my turn.
My name is Caleb. I live in Georgia. I've been to North and South Carolina, Tennessee, Florida, Washington D.C., Alabama, Virginia, and Japan. I'm obsessed with movies (mainly The Pink Panther and Batman), am single, have about 100 movies, have a cousin who edits/helps make them, own a genuine trenchcoat and Clouseau hat, am writing a long fanfiction story, and am addicted to sweet tea. And I'm 13.