Awards 1 win. For once this low-budget work did not spring from a sitcom but from Britain's best ever cop show, which made "Starsky and Hutch" look like "Sesame Street" with its relentless violence and raucous backchat. Jack Regan and his sidekick George Carter here find themselves out of their depth with a bigger budget and canvas than on the boob tube: they get "webbed up"in an international conspiracy to lower, or raise, or something, oil prices.
He is blackmailed, with multiple-murderous consequences and mucho ketchup. In some ways this is very much a s period piece: flared trousers, two-tone grey telephones and no computers, police who drink and smoke heroically, ugly lowlifes, hideous pubs, tyre abuse, shootouts in junkyards and an overall grey, downbeat atmosphere which is a far cry from the Swinging London of Hollywood England in the previous decade.
True, a red double-decker bus figures during one chase, but the film makes concessions to mid-Atlanticism neither in casting, nor by moderating the constant Cockney badinage "leave it aht! Also carried over from the series is the endless friction between different law enforcers: Regan clashes not only with his superior but with the security services and Special Branch, the Met's anti-subversion arm. Typically, he cocks up the operation to snatch the PRO and bring him to justice.
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While themes like "Forbidden Mountain" and "Battle with the Forces of Evil" derive in full from Tchaikovsky, Bruns proves himself a wonderfully lyrical composer as well. The Lion King.
Elton John has a dual role of performer for several tracks. The album was released on May 31, on CD and audio cassette. The soundtrack was recorded in three different countries: the U. It is the best-selling soundtrack album to an animated film in the United States with over 7 million copies sold, with 4,, copies sold in An expanded version of The Lion King soundtrack, featuring 30 minutes of previously-unreleased material, was released as part of the Walt Disney Records: The Legacy Collection series on June 24, In , Hot Topic released a vinyl picture disc of the soundtrack.
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Error: please try again. High School Icons, Then and Now. TV: Brit Crime.The Anorak Zone, while a cult TV site, is traditionally more involved with sci-fi and fantasy, and so looking back at The Sweeney is somewhat new ground. Shot in and aired the following year, the first series introduced viewers to Detective Inspector Jack Regan (John Thaw) of The Flying Squad, along with his boss Haskins (Garfield Morgan.