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    Answer this-103

    Hi gang,as we all know the classic film[the color purple]was distributed but warner bros.and directed by spielberg,now the question of the day is this...what film company had the rights to the story first and why didn't they film it?

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    I'm kinda surprised that no one got this one yet,i'll give ya'll till friday.

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    Ok,here goes...richard pryor..[yes that richard pryor]had a production company[indigo films]and he actually had the rights to two films that did pretty well..[purple rain-the color purple]but he had little real interest in actually filming them so away they went,oh and he also had a partner named jim brown..[yes that jim brown].

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    Quote Originally Posted by arr&bee View Post
    Ok,here goes...richard pryor..[yes that richard pryor]had a production company[indigo films]and he actually had the rights to two films that did pretty well..[purple rain-the color purple]but he had little real interest in actually filming them so away they went,oh and he also had a partner named jim brown..[yes that jim brown].
    I did not know that. Thanks JAI for this info. It would have been a hard one to answer for me.

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    Marv,according to jim brown,richard wasn't familiar with[prince]so he wasn't keen on his story.

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    Quote Originally Posted by arr&bee View Post
    Marv,according to jim brown,richard wasn't familiar with[prince]so he wasn't keen on his story.
    That makes sense since Prince really did not hit his peak in popularity until after Richard's personal decline had begun.

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