Friday, November 30, 2012

Which Urban Myth Will the Roger Rabbit Sequel Exploit?

Fortunately there is a sequel to "Who Framed Roger Rabbit?" in the works. Since the first movie used Bradford Snell's false and damaging argument that there was a grand conspiracy by General Motors to destroy transit in the United States as a main plot point, let's speculate on better urban frauds the new movie can incorporate into the story.

Perhaps the new movie can have a villain who claims that streetcars cause economic growth, leading to hundreds of millions of dollars of federal subsidies funneled to the villain's business holdings.  Here is a link to some top secret test footage of an early draft.

Here is the key scene from the first movie where the dastardly plan is described:



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