On Sunday morning I watched a two hour documentary on the making of Ferris Bueller.
Inside Story:Ferris Bueller's Day Off
This parade scene was actually filmed in a real parade.
The second part, the twist and shout part, was filmed after a 'call' for extras in Chicago.
Over ten thousand showed up.
I think this was the first flash mob.
Other fun facts:
Matthew had a hurt leg and could not do the choreography.
He winged it.
Matthew was 24 and bickered with John Hughes.
John Hughes apparently loved music.
The Beatles did not like the horns used in the parade.
The movie went way over budget.
It went from a social commentary to a comedy in the editing room.
John Hughes wanted to do a sequel.
Matthew was not too interested.
He is kicking himself.
John Hughes died of a heart attack in New York in 2009.
Now don't you want to see it again?
Stephie made me think of this, this morning, because she put a video up on her FB wall.
Emma, that is Caldler's Flamingo in Chicago's Federal Plaza. Have you seen it?