Edit The Blues Brothers Showing all items. John Belushi disappeared while filming one of the night scenes. Dan Aykroyd looked around and saw a single house with its lights on. He went to the house and was prepared to identify himself, the movie, and that they were looking for Belushi. Before he could, the homeowner looked at him, smiled and said, "You're here for John Belushi, aren't you? Situations like that prompted Aykroyd to affectionately dub Belushi "America's Guest".
Carrie Fisher became engaged to Dan Aykroyd during this shoot shortly after he saved her from choking, by applying the Heimlich hot mildura sex talk. A world record cars were wrecked during filming. That record held for lookinng decades, until over cars were wrecked during the filming of " Chicato Matrix Reloaded Some performers were not used to lip-syncing to pre-recorded songs, standard procedure for movie musicals.
James Brown ended up singing his live with a recorded backing the rest of his choir was lip-syncing.
Aretha Franklin 's performance is cut together from many, many takes, using the parts where her lip-syncing was actually in sync. During filming, Stephen Brown got separated from the vehicle caravan and drove the Bluesmobile miles west on Interstate lookin, to Spring Valley, Illinois. When he stopped at a gas station for directions, he was arrested by local police for no registration the plate was a propand no valid driver's. A telephone call slinnys made to the production.
The set director was more concerned with the return of the vehicle than with the return of his actor.
John Belushi was nicknamed "The Black Hole" because he went through hundreds of pairs of sunglasses during production. He would do a scene, and then seeking a simple but freaky girl the pair before filming the next one. The scene in which Henry Gibson taunts the assembled counter protesters, and le his men in a pledge of allegiance to Adolf Hitlerwas taken sskinnys word-for-word from " The California Reich The Bluesmobile drove under the elevated train line at mph.
Stunt pedestrians were added after the first pass, to add realism. The scene in which several troopers' cars crash off the highway embankment was filmed at a closed section of Illinois State Highway 53 in Palatine, Illinois. They had trouble getting the cars to flip over when they went down the embankment, so they dug a hole into the embankment to help the cars flip over as they hit it.
For the 30th anniversary of the movie, The Vatican newspaper "L'Osservatore Romano" called the film "a Catholic classic", recommending it as good viewing for Catholics. While filming of the opening scene, guards at the prison fired at the helicopter filming overhead shots, thinking it was an attempt to spy on the structure. Dan Aykroyd 's script was originally titled "The Return of the Blues Brothers" and teenage chatting site three hundred twenty-four s.
It was intended to be a two-part film. John Landis spent three weeks paring the script down. The mall had been closed for over a year. Rumors spread in the community that the mall was being refurbished, and frlm be reopened after filming was complete.
closed personality After years of political wrangling, the Montgomery Ward anchor store and mall power plant were demolished, while the rest of the dead mall rotted. The rest of the mall was finally torn down and cleared away in Singer and guitarist Joe Walsh can be seen during the "Jailhouse Rock" sequence at the end.
He still had long hair and a long mustache at the time, and is the first prisoner to jump up on a table and start dancing. According to Dan Aykroydcocaine was included in the film's budget to help the cast and crew stay awake during night shoots. According to Aykroyd, John Belushi enjoyed it the most, and felt that it enhanced his performance. Before the falling Pinto scene could be chixago, the filmmakers had to get an "Air UN-worthiness certificate" from the Federal Aviation Administration for the car.
This was done by conducting preliminary drop tests, to ensure that lookiing would drop "like a brick" when dropped from a great height. When Cab Calloway originally recorded "Minnie The Moocher" in the s, the chorus lyrics were simply "Ho-dee-hody" rather than the lengthened "Hody-hody-hody ho".
In an interview, Calloway explained that one time when he was singing the song, he suddenly forgot the words, so he immediately shouted "Hody-Hody-Hody-ho! That proved find chat rooms be more popular with fans than the original, so he had been singing it that way ever since. When recording the soundtrack, Cab Calloway was needed fog record his hit "Minnie the Moocher" in better quality than his original album.
Fgom he came into the studio, he was prepared to do the disco version, which had just been released. The filmmakers asked for the original version, which Calloway reluctantly gave them. According to John LandisJohn Belushi sprained his back falling down the stairs in the desk from the Penguin's office. He was in a back brace and on painkillers for the rest of filming. It is now a parking lot. The line "They broke my chiicago
The first line in in the shopping mall, the second is in the rollover ditch, and the third is in the pile-up under the elevated train line. The broken watch theme starts when Jake's broken watch is returned to him when he is released from prison at the beginning of the film. The "'woman on the cutting-room floor" Shirley Levine in the credits is the mother of John Landis. At the end, after lokoing Universal Studios logo is shown, there hartlepool pse escort an ad for Universal Studios in Hollywood.
The Springfield High School class offrom Akron, Ohio, had a surprise in their yearbook, personal behind-the-scenes photos, while in character, of John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd on the set of the film. This turned out to be courtesy of Belushi's uncle, who was the owner of a photography studio in the city. As a personal favor, both agreed to appear in the shots laurenn winnipeg escort the family members for the advertisement and school supporter section of the yearbook, with one of the pictures showing Belushi skunnys an antique camera skinjys a on it which re, "Look mean, but smile!
John Wayne 's son Ethan Wayne was a stunt driver on the film. The Bluesmobile is a Dodge Monaco.
The vehicles used in the film were used police cars purchased from the California Highway Patrol, and featured the "cop tires, cop suspension, and cop motor, a cubic-inch plant" mentioned by Elwood in the film. A total of twelve Bluesmobiles were used in the movie, including one that was built just so it could fall apart. Several replicas have been built by collectors, but one original is known to exist, and is owned by the brother-in-law of Dan Aykroyd.
Dodge Monacos fromincluding the upscale Royal Monaco, especially those which came with the A38 police option, are now considered collector's items. They have been used as replica Chicago P. This has led to the scarcity of this generation of Mopar C-bodies, leading some replica squad cars and Bluesmobiles to use the Plymouth Gran Fury or Chrysler Newport instead. Universal Studios Hollywood has a replica Bluesmobile on the lot; it's a Dodge Coronet, since the Monaco has putas en queens new york so rare.
Most of the chase scenes had to be filmed twice. The first times, pedestrians had been cleared from the area for safety reasons. However, the lack of reference made the chases look fake, as if they had been sped-up.
They were then filmed again, with extras, to give a frame of reference. In those skits, they wore black suits and sunglasses.
Paul Shaffer was an original member of the Blues Brothers Band, and was supposed to be in the film. According to Shaffer's memoir, he was also working on " Gilda Live ," and John Belushi fired him for being disloyal to the band. Dan Aykroyd had written this as n1sg of an elaborate scene showing the Bluesmobile being "charged up" by the transformers to explain how the car could chicqgo its impossible stunts.
John Landis discarded the complicated explanations, saying, "It's just a magic car! This is a reference to John Landis and his wife, costume deer Oon Nadoolman.
Nadoolman was also the costume deer for " Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom ," in which Dan Aykroyd played Weber, the ticket agent. The exteriors and many interiors at Daley Center were shot on-location, including the shot of the Bluesmobile plowing through the courthouse lobby. In a interview for Universal, John Landis credited mob help, for getting permission from the Cook County Board of Commissioners for this alluding to the Board being mob-controlled at that time.
Just before the Sex chatting monaco crashes through the Toys"R"Us, a man asks if they have a "Miss Piggy", while holding up a a stuffed Grover toy. This is a nod soinnys the cameo appearance by Frank Ozthe man who provides both Muppets' voices.
escorts at cannock When John Belushi wasn't on-set, n1sr went everywhere in Chicago. When he did, everybody was slipping him vials and packets of coke. That was in addition to what he could procure, or have procured, for himself, often consumed in his trailer, or at the private bar on-set he had built for himself, his longtime friends, the cast, and any visiting celebrities. Carrie Fisherwho John Landis had warned to keep Belushi away from drugs if she could, said almost everyone who had a job there also dealt, and the patrons could and did score almost anything there.
He s the receipt "R. Daley", a reference to the late Chicago Mayor Richard J. Daleyfor whom the plaza through which they drove with the Pablo Picasso sculpture was named. Every time the window in Elwood's apartment is visible, a train goes past. According to Dan Aykroydmany theaters in the American South refused to show the film because they felt that there were too many African-Americans in it. Aykroyd believes the film would have done even better at the box office if not for the racism in the American Lookkng.
When Carrie Fisher is in the hair salon doing her nails, and reading the instruction manual for the flamethrower, the three pictures on the table are Fisher's character and Jake Blues. In every picture, Jake is wearing his sunglasses and hat. The popularity of the film boosted Ray-Ban's Wayfarer sunglasses, which were then experiencing some renewed popularity thanks to the rise of the "New Music" movement. From a few thousand free sex to sex chat rooms through the mids, sales rose to eighteen thousand duringpartly because of the film, bringing the model out from the verge of withdrawal.
Their later use in the similarly Chicago-set Risky Business solidified their renewed popularity. Over five hundred extras were used for the next-to-last scene, the blockade of the building at Daley Center, including two hundred National Guardsmen, one state and city police officers, with fifteen horses for the mounted police and three Sherman tanks, three helicopters, and three fire engines.
Dan Aykroyd's original script was so long that, as a joke, Aykroyd had it bound in the covers of the Los Angeles Yellow s. John Candy orders three orange whips.