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22-12-2009, 19:58   #1
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Why didnt they use douglas adams voice as the narrator instead of stephen fry??? they could have use the audio from the audio book!!!
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22-12-2009, 22:23   #2
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The initial idea was to use digitised samples from the various audio books and radio shows, to give the illusion that Douglas Adams was actually narrating the movie ... I mean, how cool would that be ?

Unfortunately, the accountants put a stop to it ... something to do with being actually and technically dead for "tax reasons".

Let's leave it at that.
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I don't think yanks would understand his accent. They need the stephen fry type english accent to realise that the funny non-american accent is in fact a british accent and therefore the person is speaking english.

He is, however, the man who throws away his money and walks naked into the sea in the tv show.
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