Making Of...
Making Of...

The Apple Behind The Scenes

AKA:
The Apple Picture
1980
Boogelow...The lousiest excuse ever for a reggae singer
Go behind the scenes and learn what went on during the making of the 1980 Dance / Music movie starring Catherine Mary Stewart, George Gilmour, Grace Kennedy et al.
I attended an American school in Berlin at the time and much of the "audience" was made up of Army brats and other American kids who happened to live in Berlin at the time. We were paid 50 german marks for a full Saturday of sitting around (and then storming the stage when asked to do so).
Many of the extras for the movie came from the Berlin American High School. Two big buses parked about a block from the school to pick us up each day of the shooting filled with kids "skipping school".
Contributed by: Michael Gingold
The Choreographer was Nigel Lythgoe, a producer of AMERICAN IDOL!
Contributed by: Iris Yotvat (Recht)
I am the co-creator writer and lyricist of "The Apple". Coby and I worte it as a Hebrew stage musical in 1977 and then Menachem Golan lijed it so much that he brought us to L.A. to translate it into English. We were young and naiive, like Alphie and Bibi in the movie, and since then we did not get a penny out of that movie at all. So seems like Bugalow-Satan showbiz unfairness does exist in reality and this "very bad" movie tells some "truth" after all.
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Deleted Scenes
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Alternate Versions
Sometimes, there will be several versions of a movie floating about on cable, tv or video etc. Other times, a Director may release a special cut of the movie.
A pre-release cut was discovered in 2008 that contained a 90-minute cut of the movie, complete with the extended "Child of Love" wedding sequence shown in the film's theatrical trailer, but cut out of the movie. This cut of The Apple was shown at the Silent Movie Theater in Los Angeles in June 2008 and will be shown at the Alamo Drafthouse in Austin, Texas on August 13, 2008.
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The Apple