Thursday, October 29, 2009
Yes Giorgio: The Food Fight
In the early 80's, some brilliant studio execs got it into their heads that Pavarotti could make a great film star. So no expense was spared for Pavarotti's debut. The director was Franklin Schaffner, director of Patton and Planet of the Apes. The writer was Norman Steinberg, who a the very same time was co-writer for the wonderful and somewhat forgotten comedy, My Favorite Year. The result of these combined talents was one of the worst movies ever made. But there is really only one scene that everybody remembers from Yes, Giorgio. Here it is.