Have you ever listened to The Stately Homes Robberies mini-album? It’s pretty awful. The dialogue couldn’t be clunkier, the action is absolutely minimal, and to have a Thunderbirds adventure witout any Thunderbirds in is rather bland. Fortunately, when shooting this episode for the Thunderbirds 1965 project, Stephen La Rivière and his team had the common sense to almost entirely tear apart the original audio and put it back together again with as much action and intrigue squeezed in as possible with the addition of dialogue from the television series. Any scenes in the original mini-album that didn’t work have been cut down or cut out and it makes for a much improved and much more genuine Thunderbirds episode.
“In the frozen Himalayas, in the land of mountaineers, Where the local folk are frightened, by the strangest kind of fears, Though it may be just a rumour, its been talked about for years! THE ABOMINABLE SNOOOOWMAN!” Good, well now that’s out of the way we can get on with taking a look at theContinue reading “Thunderbirds 1965: The Abominable Snowman”
For those of you who aren’t aware there are now 35 episodes of Classic Thunderbirds. The Thunderbirds 1965 project was funded by Kickstarter backers and produced by Stephen La Rivière and the Pod 4 Films team. They attempted to bring three Thunderbirds audio adventures to the screen using classic Supermarionation techniques. The finished results areContinue reading “Thunderbirds 1965: Introducing Thunderbirds”