The story The Sound of Music (1965) is based on was made into a (1956) comedy drama in Germany, with a (1958) sequel that took place in America. It was also used to make a cartoon drama in Japan that ran 40 episodes (1991). Wiki

With regret, I found the episodes are online.


Celebrity Deathwatch 2016 #0046-0049

Richard Davalos, 85, actor who was in some stuff.  Also his granddaughter was on Angel and is fairly hot (or at least was back when she was on Angel).

Fucks given: 1

Sir George Martin, 90, music producer, worked with some overrated bands.

Fucks given: 1

Keith Emerson, 71, keyboardist for Emerson, Lake, and Palmer.

Fucks given: 3

Joan Bates, 86, Princess of Sealand.

Fucks given: .5

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Peter Mondavi, 101, ran Charles Krug Winery in Napa.  Had a fight with his brother Robert in the 1960’s, which led to his brother starting Robert Mondavi Winery.

Fucks given: 3

Eric Brown, 97, British test pilot, set world records for most types of aircraft flown, most aircraft carrier landings, and first jet aircraft carrier landing.

Fucks given: 3

Lennie Baker, 69, saxophone player for Sha Na Na.

Fucks given: 1, same as for Frederick Greene.

Tony Burton, 78, played Apollo Creed’s trainer in a bunch of Rocky movies.

Fucks given: 0, I’ve never actually watched a Rocky movie from beginning to end.

George Kennedy, 91, actor, was in a bunch of movies.

Fucks given: 7

Frank Kelly, 77, played Father Jack on Father Ted.

Fucks given: .025, I never watched Father Ted but was aware of its existence.

Gil Hill, 84, Detroit policeman and politician who played Axel Foley’s boss in Beverly Hills Cop.

Fucks given: 2

Lee Reherman, 49, Hawk on American Gladiators, plus some other roles.

Fucks given: apparently he also did voice work for video games and people I know who work for video game companies and who met him said he was a cool guy.

Tony Dyson, 68, special effects designer who built R2-D2.

Fucks given: 1

John Thomas, 63, guitarist for Budgie.

Fucks given: despite being a big NWOBHM fan, I’m only familiar with Metallica’s covers of Breadfan and Crash Course in Brain Surgery and haven’t really listened to Budgie directly.  Also this guy wasn’t in the band when those songs were originally recorded, so who cares.

Pat Conroy, 70, wrote The Great Santini, The Lords of Discipline, The Prince of Tides, and some other books that were not made into movies.

Fucks given: 0

Ray Tomlinson, 74, invented email.

Fucks given: 3

Nancy Reagan, 94, former First Lady.

Fucks given: just say no to giving fucks.

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George Gaynes, 98, star of Punky Brewster and the Police Academy movies.

Fucks given: 0.

Boutros Boutros-Ghali, 93, former Secretary General of the UN.

Fucks given: 0, fuck the UN.

Harper Lee, 89, author of To Kill a Mockingbird.

Fucks given: .5

Umberto Eco, 84, author of The Name of the Rose.

Fucks given: .6

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David Bowie, 69, musician.  I believe he also invented a knife and was the cartoonist behind Ziggy.

Fucks given: Possibly not as many as I should.  I’ve enjoyed much of his work but have never owned any of his albums.

Angus Scrimm, 89, The Tall Man in the Phantasm movies.

Fucks given: I thought he was already dead.

Richard Libertini, 82, played Fletch’s boss in Fletch.

Fucks given: .125