The Captain's Report

November 4, 2001 Santa Barbara, CA. Vol. 1 No. 8
The Captain's Report, a new feature of The Captain's Log, is a weekly newsletter bringing the latest news of the Seaview and her crew...

Special News Alert
Following leads from a source close to the industry, who wishes to remain anonymous, the Captain's Report is now able to confirm this shocking news. Irwin Allen did indeed use what industry specialists call "stock footage" in making episodes of Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea. We, here at the Report, recognize that this news may come as a shock to many people. Help lines have been put in place to assist those who require help in accepting this tragic news...

Now Available
You can now add to the security of your home with the newest item to hit your local home building stores. The new item is the Seaview model Hatch... to replace your front door. The hatch comes complete with the bar to slide into the wheel to secure the door. Looks great, too.

Weekly Poll
This weeks poll is for those of us that were around during the first run of Voyage in the sixties. Since the vcr was still years away... did you ever tape the "audio" only of Voyage?

Your vote should be made by private email. Results to be included in next weeks Captain's Report.

Global Warming (part 8)
As the Flying Sub, with Captain Crane aboard remained missing in the fallen crevice, the Admiral was slowly lowered in the diving bell. Moments later the alarming call came from the missile room... the cable had snapped. The bell, with Nelson was now in a free fall, soon to meet the same fate as the Flying Sub. All hands in the control room turned to Cmdr. Morton with a worried look. Nelson and Crane were both missing now... into the mysterious dark crevice at the bottom of the sea... and possibilites for rescue were slim...

Additional VCR Alert
Marines, Let's Go Thursday, November 8th 11:45 AM (EST) AMC

Japanese locations highlight this tale about marines on leave in Tokyo. Tom Tryon. Dave: David Hedison. McCaffrey: Tom Reese. Grace: Linda Hutchins. Russ: William Tyler. Ina: Barbara Stuart.

La Strada Friday November 9th at 2:00AM on Turner Classic Movies

Anthony Quinn,Giulietta Masina, Richard Basehart About a traveling strong man buys a peasant girl to be his wife and co-star.

Being There Saturday November 10th at 8:00PM (EST) on Turner Classic Movies

Politicians mistake an illiterate gardner for a media genius & turn him into a national hero. Peter Sellers, Shirley MacLaine, Richard Basehart as a Russian Ambassador.

Special Note: A special thank you to a loyal reader for sending me these movie notices... (I think I got through that case of "WB" I told you about... thanks....)

Poll Results
Last week, you were asked if David Hedison could have successfully played the role of "James Bond"? I received some wonderful answers, including reasons that supported decisions, both for and against... It was clear that a lot of thought was put into these choices... and the final results... "Name's Bond.... James Bond..."

  • YES
  • 9 votes
  • NO
  • 2 votes

All on Sci-Fi Network

  • 11/07 THE FOSSIL MEN
  • 11/08 THE MERMAID
  • 11/09 THE MUMMY

Check local listings for times...

Reporters Wanted
Could use a little help here...

Reporters are being sought for future articles in the Captain's Report. Submissions can be made by private email. Stories can be fact... or pure fantasy... your choice. Please keep your articles between 50 to 100 words for consideration.


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