In Memoriam 2009 Vol.6, (Slideshow) -Famous people who passed away in 2009- Dedicated to Singer Jay Bennett, Screenwriter Sir John Mortimer, Hall of Fame Broadcaster Harold “Harry” Kalas, Politician Jack Kemp, Actor Derek Benfield, Entertainer Paul Sharratt, “RMS Titanic” Survivor Millvina Dean,Actor David Carradine, Entertainer Joan Turner, Wreck Diver Carl Spencer, Singer Anne Brown, Entertainer Danny La Rue, Musician Richard Salter, Singer Viola Willis, Singer Vern Gosdin, Radio Broadcaster Paul Harvey, Comedian Bob Lazarus, Voice Actor Wayne Allwine, Activist Alison Des Forges, Activist Beverly Eckert, Actor Feroz Khan, Actress Jane Rudolph, Music Producer Christopher Raeburn, Snowboarder Karine Ruby, Actor Peter Dennis, BBC Executive Katherine Everett, Producer Peter Rogers, Singer Koko Taylor, Actor Terence Alexander, Coach Sandra Kay Yow, Musician Travis Criscola, Actor Jody McCrea, Actor Shih Kien, Singer David Glenn “Pop” Winans,Sr., and Playwright Habib Tanvir.
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This is a re-edit in Final Cut of BAD. Hope you like it. The original was directed by Martin Scorcese and starred a (younger) Wesley Snipes. Some information ……. “The full music video for “Bad” is an 18-minute short film written by novelist and screenwriter Richard Price and based on the case of Edmund Perry. The video was directed by Martin Scorsese and stars Michael Jackson. Jackson portrays a boy named Daryl who has just completed a successful term at an expensive private school. He returns to the city by subway, arriving in a derelict neighborhood. Daryl arrives to find his house empty (his mother is played by Roberta Flack, albeit in voiceover), but is greeted by his old friends, led by Mini Max (an emerging Wesley Snipes) and spends an evening with them. At first relations are friendly, if slightly awkward, but the situation deteriorates once the rest of the gang realize how much Daryl has changed, and in particular how uncomfortable he has become with their tendencies towards petty crime. In an attempt to show his friends he is still “bad”, Daryl takes the gang to a subway station (The Hoyt Schermerhorn Station in Brooklyn) where he attempts to mug an elderly man but bottles out at the last minute. Mini Max berates Daryl and tells him that he’s no longer bad. After more abuse from Mini Max, the video jumps from black and white to color and Daryl, now dressed head to foot in leather and joined by a crowd of dancing punks, sings “Bad” (it is at this point that is …
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