News - Help Wanted
• A lost 09:03
minute EFNY vintage featurette made at the time of the theatrical release
called: Inside John Carpenter's
Escape is wanted. It includes:
Movie scenes, John Carpenter Interview, Kurt
Russell Interview, Production/Location shoots, Kurt Russell says "Violence
belongs in film and on television."
• The rare extended TV version of EFNY is wanted.
Will King (A southerner) have seen this version and confirmed it.
Any changes in dialogue is also wanted from TV broadcasts. More info here:
Press - Alternate Versions
The complete CapeTown Film Festival Escape From
New York Q&A with Kurt Russell from may 3, 2013 is wanted. Please upload it
on YouTube or something if you have it.
More pictures of the shooting locations from
Atlanta's Marta system where the deleted opening scene was filmed for EFNY is
wanted. I would also like to get some pictures of the locations shot in
Art Center College of Design. More info here:
Multimedia - Shooting Locations.
Escape From New York VFX Notes is
also wanted in any form. I was outbid on this on eBay. JohnCarpenterFanBoy won
it. Share it with the rest of the world dude.
The US Escape From New York Advance Press Kit is wanted.
Either for purchase, loan or contribution.
More info here: Multimedia - Press/Advertising
• Snakebit 2 & 3 fan zine is
wanted. Either for purchase, loan or contribution. The same goes for Slagensh
which has a Dr. Who/Escape From New York Crossover story called:
A Selfish Way To Commit Suicide By Ellis Ward. More info here:
Multimedia - Memorabilia/Merchandise - Fan Fiction
• The complete Coleman Luck's or Peter
Briggs Escape From L.A. scripts are wanted in any form. More info here:
Press - Alternate Versions
• Kurt Russell Promoting Escape From L.A. with Rob Zombie interviewing him on
MTV August, 1996. If you have it, please upload it somewhere. According to
Zombie Fan Page: "On Aug 96 Rob was with Kurt Russell on MTV, talking about
Escape From LA. They also showed a picture of Rob when he was 15 dressed up as
Snake from Escape from NY. Rob had sunglasses on and had a hat that said Elvis
on it. MTV showed a clip of WZ video for the movie. Rob was happy and talked
with Kurt and the MTV guy. He said that they were going to play the song from
the soundtrack at their shows."
The event took place in
Malibu, California, United
Pictures can be seen
• Kurt Russell promoting EFLA (most likely) on
The Rosie O'Donnell Show Season 1, Episode 39 – Aired:
8/6/1996 is wanted.
• Kurt Russell promoting EFLA on Jay
Leno is wanted. There is also a clip from the Tonight Show where Leno goes to
the future and meets Snake. It was aired sometime before EFLA was released.
The US broadcast of Movie Magic 1996 Action Effects: Ultimate Action
Visual Effects Supervisor Michael Lessa and his team at
Buena Vista Visual Effects use a combination of miniatures and computer
generated imagery to create an apocalyptic earthquake in John Carpenter's Escape
from L.A. The French broadcast can be seen
Any other promotional
material is wanted too of course.
• The John Carpenter File! (Issue 5/1988/UK)
• Any other info about deleted
scenes in EFNY or EFLA is wanted: Multimedia - Deleted Scenes
• Any other info about shooting locations in EFNY or EFLA is wanted:
Multimedia - Shooting Locations
If you know something, please drop me an