He was understandably upset and a couple of days later he went out to dinner and met a secretary who had worked on his first film. We certainly hadn't told them to do that. But the tragic death of its lead singer broke the band up. And renewed interest in the band leads television reporter Maggie Foley to pursue a tantalizing mystery: What if Eddie is still alive? Initially, Davidson said that the Cruisers sounded like , but when they meet Frank, they have elements of and. And renewed interest in the band leads television reporter Maggie Foley to pursue a tantalizing mystery: What if Eddie is still alive? All of the original Cruisers are set to participate in it except Eddie and Wendell Newton, who had died of an overdose in August 1963 at age 37. Like, when I'd go, I'd think--I like to make a movie where I know who the boss is.
It's a really weird high. Doc drives off into the night vowing that the Cruisers will finally conquer the world this time. However, Davidson did not want to lose sight of the fact that the Cruisers were essentially a Jersey bar band, and he thought of and the. If you take it too seriously. He told her what had happened to his film, and she gave his script for Eddie and the Cruisers to her business partners.
He smiles serenely, proud to know that his work is finally being heard, and then disappears into the night. As Maggie interviews the former band members, the pieces of the puzzle start to fit. Eddie vanishes without a trace, his body never found. His body was never found. They say rock 'n' roll never dies, but one dark night in 1963, Eddie Wilson's car took a dive off a New Jersey bridge with the troubled rock idol at the wheel. A television documentary is soon in the works, exploring the mystery of the band's second album, which had disappeared from the vaults of Satin Records the day after Eddie's disappearance.
However, they had no prior experience in distribution and were unable to properly release it in theaters. I like a real director. His love of music forces him to create a new band which will have to struggle with its anonymity. Retrieved 31 December 2018 — via www. Ellen Barkin's appearance in the film is uncredited.
Almost 20 years later, Satin re-releases the band's first album, which charts even higher than it did originally. I like a big boss. Vance also told Davidson stories about the band, some of which he incorporated into the script. A few girls made a dash for the stage, tearing at Michael's shirt. The eventual project, which, unlike the first, had had no source novel from Kluge as its basis, was released as in 1989. There was an audience for it.
Frank and Joann go back to the Palace of Depression to retrieve the master tapes. They say rock 'n' roll never dies, but one dark night in 1963, Eddie Wilson's car took a dive off a New Jersey bridge with the troubled rock idol at the wheel. The circumstances surrounding his death are just shadowy enough to make it a distinct possibility, and someone could it be Eddie? For a few moments, you feel like a king, a god. . The screaming, stomping and applause became spontaneous. But before she can reach the car, Frank unmasks the impostor, revealing him to be Doc, who was after the master tapes all these years. During the documentary interviews, the band expresses a desire to relive the past, even though many of their memories are humiliating.
Joann is a stage choreographer in , and Hopkins works in an casino. Doc works as a radio disc jockey in. And 20 years after, a television newswoman decides to investigate the legendary disappearance of leader Eddie Wilson who may still be alive, while searching for the missing tapes of the band's never-released album. He works as a carpenter in Montreal. He showed Davidson his scrapbook, the places the band performed, the car they drove in, and how they transported their instruments.
A mystery man driving a blue convertible identical to Eddie's arrives at the house and calls to Joann. The problem is that it finally lacks the storytelling resources to tell enough of an intriguing story about a musical mystery man. He wrote the screenplay with Arlene Davidson and decided to use a -style story structure. Other aspects of the film are inexplicably wrong. Joann is able to complete the one piece of the puzzle that Frank could not: revealing what happened to the band's second album. She reveals it was in fact she who took the master tapes for the album from Satin Records, hiding them in the Palace of Depression, where she felt they belonged. The film had its world premiere at.
His body was never found. Matthew Laurance actually learned how to play the bass through rehearsals. After storming from the studio, Eddie brought her to the , a makeshift castle made of garbage and junk that he visited often as a child. People still watch it and still tell me about it. But we kept the cameras rolling. The circumstances surrounding his death are just shadowy enough to make it a distinct possibility, and someone could it be Eddie? The filmmaker told Vance to find him someone that could produce music that contained elements of these three bands.