I remember reading about the making of it... might have been in Popular
Science (a subscription I bought with my lawn mowing money)...
I also remember the Mad Magazine,(or maybe it was CARtoon?) spoof on it...
From owner-spridgets at autox.team.net [mailto:email@example.com]
On Behalf Of Bob Kitterer
Sent: Monday, November 28, 2005 10:59 PM
Subject: Re: Speaking of Movies
On Nov 28, 2005, at 7:06 PM, KGROWLER@aol.com wrote:
> A couple weeks ago when I checked for the
> umpteenth time at Motorsport if 'Grand Prix' had made it to DVD yet
> (they pulled
> the VHS tape off the market last year
It is no loss if you do not have the VHS tape. You only see about
1/3 of what was on the screen in the theater. If it gets to DVD
hopefully they will not only get more of the image but also the
surround sound. Yes the original had surround sound as well as the
huge screen, cinamascope (sp?). It was absolutely great in the theater.
Yes I am really old.
1960 Sprite (Mk IV in disguise)
1966 Sprite Mk III (Trevor, in boxes)
2000 Miata Special Edition