Coming Soon: The Long-Lost Movie I Made as a Teenager

I’m finally doing it! Back in the summer of 1997, I wrote my first screenplay about a group of four brothers camping in the woods who get terrorized by a creature of pure evil. It was called The Paddielphia Experiment, which is a wordplay on The Philadelphia Experiment and the fact that we had a rather large cat named Paddi. She was a sweet cat, and she would often sleep with her back up against me as I sat and read books for hours on end. But she definitely had a temper, so that’s part of why I wanted to make a movie about her.

All of my brothers and my younger sister were game to star in the film, and my dad handled the camerawork. It was a fun experience. Afterwards, I edited together the final product from the rough cut we had filmed. However, about 10 years ago I lost the only copy of that finished film during a move from Washington to Utah, and I only had the rough cut left. Last week, I finally decided to digitize the old VHS footage, and I am currently in the process of editing it back to its former glory, complete with outtakes and alternate takes.

So that’s what I’m working on right now. I’m sorry I don’t have a complete article to share with you this time, but I hope to have that movie done soon so I can share it with you. It’s quite a work of art.

This is the Deja Reviewer bidding you farewell until we meet again.

About Robert Lockard, the Deja Reviewer

Robert Lockard has been a lover of writing since he was very young. He studied public relations in college, graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in 2006. His skills and knowledge have helped him to become a sought-after copywriter in the business world. He has written blogs, articles, and Web content on subjects such as real estate, online marketing and inventory management. His talent for making even boring topics interesting to read about has come in handy. But what he really loves to write about is movies. His favorite movies include: Fiddler on the Roof, Superman: The Movie, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, Back to the Future, Beauty and the Beast, The Fugitive, The Incredibles, and The Dark Knight. Check out his website: Deja Reviewer. Robert lives in Utah with his wife and four children. He loves running, biking, reading, and watching movies with his family.
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