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Old 01-27-2019, 10:43 PM
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I really love the quote from the end of this video. 5:00 - 5:40.

https://vimeo.com/27836629


"people tell me you've got to move to Hollywood if you're going to be successful at making movies."

"well . . . I'd rather deliver milk at Dana Point than live in Hollywood."

"Everybody sort of turned out to be successful, but it wasn't b/c we were looking to be successful. We were just looking for living in an environment that we liked."

"I think we're all just looking for an environment that we like."
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Old 01-27-2019, 11:02 PM
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Thank you VERY much to BigShrimpin, Island Trader, and anyone else responsible for putting this up. This is something I've been looking forward to seeing since I was a kid reading anything I could find on SeaCraft's.
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Tim and Terry-
Thanks for the long road to posting this after so many years. When the site launched in 2/2002, it wasn't long after that the hype began on here back when Mr. Potter was making occasional trips over to hang out with Capt Chuck, work with Don Herman, ect.. It really shows our boats in the beginning moments of Mr. Potter's strong contribution to the 1970's offshore recreational boating crowd. Our boats look awesome and I enjoyed watching that twin 140 Tsunami handle her own.
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Old 06-25-2019, 03:53 PM
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Does anyone know if this film was played at the Maimi Boat show at the Sea Craft booth in the late 1970's? As a kid i remember climbing on The Sea Crafts and a video (movie) was playing with the boats running etc. Watching this made me have a flash back.
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Old 08-05-2019, 11:58 PM
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Does anyone know if this film was played at the Maimi Boat show at the Sea Craft booth in the late 1970's? As a kid i remember climbing on The Sea Crafts and a video (movie) was playing with the boats running etc. Watching this made me have a flash back.
Yes! Bill Potter used this film to promote Seacrafts during the 70's at many boat shows.

>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: "bpotter" <bbpotter@bellsouth.net>
>>> To: "William BARBER" <wtbarber@yahoo.com>
>>> Cc: <AMecl@brucebrownfilms.com>
>>> Sent: Thursday, October 11, 2007 7:04 PM
>>> Subject: Re: SeaCraft Film
>>>
>>>
>>>> Hi Tim, Alex and of course Bruce!
>>>> I was very pleased to hear from you Tim (what happened to William!), and
>>>> doubly pleased to hear indirectly about Bruce's interest. Un
>>>> fortunately I was not able to make that trip but that film has been
>>>> shown to thousands of people at boat shows, sales meetings, and fishing
>>>> clubs. I still have one of the original 16mm films and tried to have it
>>>> professionally made into a DVD but the color wasn't good (it has aged
>>>> pinkish). I was also concerned about my legal right to sell those. If
>>>> it could be resurrected to original quality and I could make it
>>>> available there is no doubt there would be great interest. I would be
>>>> glad to pay to have that done. It is definitely a Bruce Brown Classic
>>>> and great entertainment. I still get goose bumps watching it and
>>>> enjoying the musical accompaniment and the dudes dialog!!! My ultimate
>>>> vicarious adventure! Thanks again Bruce!
>>>> Alex let me know if you want me to send the 16mm film and what you think
>>>> about resurrecting it.
>>>> Best regards to all,
>>>> Bill Potter
>>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>> From: "William BARBER" <wtbarber@yahoo.com>
>>>> To: <bbpotter@bellsouth.net>
>>>> Sent: Tuesday, October 09, 2007 3:52 PM
>>>> Subject: SeaCraft Film
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