Steele Here (in English)

A blog entirely dedicated to the TV series Remington Steele

03-01-2006

Brad Kern

Brad Kern is a writer, director and producer for the television industry. He originally graduated in marketing and economics, but after winning about 20 awards in film festivals for a student movie he made, he decided to become a movie writer. His carrier started in 1981 when he wrote a script for the series Hill Street Blues. In 1984, he joined the Remington Steele's crew (see interview below) and quitted in 1986 at the end of the 4th season. Then he worked on The Adventures of Brisco County Jr, Nash Bridges, Loïs & Clark.... [Lire la suite]
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02-23-2006

Glenn Gordon Caron

Glenn Caron started his carrier as a TV writer at the end of the 70s on Taxi and Breaking Away. The Remington Steele adventure began in 1982: he wrote the first 10 episodes of season 1. Then he quitted and became executive producer, director and writer of Moonlighting, the show that introduced Bruce Willis. Recently, he worked on Now & Again and Medium.Below is an exerpt from an interview dated September 2002. It mainly concerns Caron's experience on Moonlighting, but he also mentions his collaboration on Remington... [Lire la suite]
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02-20-2006

Steele Music

Henry Mancini He composed the main theme of Remington Steele. Or I should say *the main themes*... He was born in 1924 and started working for Universal in 1952. Since then, he composed various themes that became very famous: The Pink Panther, Abbott & Costello, Murder She Wrote, The Invisible Man, Peter Gunn, Charlie's Angels, Columbo, Dumb & Dumber... Some of his compositions were reused in Waterworld, The Big Lebowski, Ocean's Eleven, Minority Report and Farenheit 9/11. Mancini died in 1994, and his name counts among... [Lire la suite]
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02-17-2006

Interview with Michael Gleason

Click on the link below to read a terrific interview with Michael Gleason, who was the co-creator of Remington Steele. It happened in September 2005 for the season 1 DVD release. Interview
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02-16-2006

The Founding Fathers

Robert Butler Born in 1927, Robert Butler met TV series very early and started to work for the TV industry in the 50s. Here is a list of some TV productions on which he took part: Bonanza (featuring Michael Landon), The Fugitive, The Untouchables, The Twilight Zone, Hogan's Heroes, Star Trek, Mission: Impossible, Hawai Five-O, The Invaders, Hill Street Blues and Columbo. It was Butler who first had the original idea of Remington Steele. He wanted to create a TV series about a female private eye who could not work because she... [Lire la suite]
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