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Old 03-13-2014, 01:31 PM
Hal Douglas, movie trailer voice legend dies at 89

Another legendary voice from movie trailers has passed away. Hal Douglas -- the gravelly voice behind trailers for movies like "Philadelphia," "Forrest Gump," "Meet the Parents," "Lethal Weapon," and way way more -- died Friday due to complications from pancreatic cancer. Douglas passed away at his home in Lovettsville, Va. He was 89.

He and Don LaFontaine were the two biggest legends.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O8Yi93AFBJM
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Old 03-13-2014, 04:45 PM
Just read this news. All the trailer voice legends are dying, and I don't think they'll be replaced (Peter Cullen isn't exactly a spring chicken either). Trailers seem to be moving away from voice overs as it is, opting for quickly flashing text instead.

An art that will be lost.
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Old 05-13-2014, 10:02 PM
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An art that will be lost.
Sad but true.
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Old 05-15-2014, 05:49 PM

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An art that will be lost.
For a reason, voice overs are pretty cheesy.

There I said it.
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