J-Men Forever

Overview

That certifiable Firesign Theatre bunch, led by Philip Proctor and Peter Bergman, is back on the job in J-Men Forever. This time the Firesigners get their mitts on miles of footage culled from several Republic Pictures serials of the 1940s and 1950s. The dialogue emanating from the Republic actors has virtually no relation to what they were really saying. Instead, the footage had been re-edited and dubbed over to form a cockamamie scenario concerning an invading Lightning Bug, which will take over the world by ...
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Overview

That certifiable Firesign Theatre bunch, led by Philip Proctor and Peter Bergman, is back on the job in J-Men Forever. This time the Firesigners get their mitts on miles of footage culled from several Republic Pictures serials of the 1940s and 1950s. The dialogue emanating from the Republic actors has virtually no relation to what they were really saying. Instead, the footage had been re-edited and dubbed over to form a cockamamie scenario concerning an invading Lightning Bug, which will take over the world by utilizing insidious rock 'n' roll music unless the J-Men get their rears in gear. Like Woody Allen's What's Up, Tiger Lily?, J-Men Forever is a one-joke movie, but that one joke is worth a million laughs.
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Special Features

Bonus interview segments: Peter Bergman, Phil Proctor, and the original Commando Cody, "Rocket Jock" George D. Wallace
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/19/2002
  • UPC: 022891102496
  • Original Release: 1979
  • Rating:

  • Source: Eclectic Dvd Dist.
  • Region Code: 0
  • Aspect Ratio: Pre-1954 Standard (1.33.1)
  • Presentation: Pan & Scan
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:15:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 53,698

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Philip Proctor J-Man Barton
Peter Bergman The Chief
M.G. Kelly Voice Only
Technical Credits
Peter Bergman Director, Screenwriter
Richard Patterson Director
Philip Proctor Director, Screenwriter
Badazz Score Composer
Budgie Score Composer
Head East Score Composer
William Howard Executive Producer
Billy Preston Score Composer
Richard Thiess Score Composer
The Tubes Score Composer
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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Opening Credits [4:17]
2. The Moon [7:32]
3. Public's First Taste of Rock & Roll [2:18]
4. Transistor Radio Manufacturers [7:33]
5. Caped Madman [5:03]
6. Lightning Bug's Cave [12:43]
7. The Bug's Into Drugs [6:25]
8. Solid State University [5:01]
9. Operation Interrupt [9:12]
10. J-Man Shoots Down Spaceship [4:50]
11. Battle With the Moon [5:47]
12. J-Men Forever [1:59]
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Menu

Side #1 --
   Play Feature
   Audio Set-Up
      Dolby Digital Surround 2.0
      Dolby Digital Surround 5.1
   Scene Index
   Behind the Scenes Interviews
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