Blues brothers meet the penguin

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The Blues Brothers () cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Sister Mary Stigmata (a.k.a. The Penguin). The Blues Brothers is a American musical comedy film directed by John Landis. It stars The brothers visit the Roman Catholic orphanage where they were raised, and learn from Sister Mary "the Penguin" Stigmata that it On their way to meet the final two band members, the brothers find the road through Jackson. Great memorable quotes and script exchanges from the Blues Brothers movie on You promised you'd visit the penguin the day you got out. Jake.

Four fried chickens and a Coke. And some dry white toast, please. Y'all want anything to drink with that? Be up in a minute. We got two honkies out there dressed like Hasidic diamond merchants. They look like they're from the CIA or somethin'.

What they want to eat? The tall one wants white toast, dry, with nothin' on it. And the other one wants four whole fried chickens and a Coke.

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Shit, the Blues Brothers! Who is that girl?

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Well, Jake, you look just fine down there, slithering in the mud like vermin. You're not gonna get away from me this time. I remained celibate for you. I stood at the back of a cathedral, waiting, in celibacy, for you, with three hundred friends and relatives in attendance.

My uncle hired the best Romanian caterers in the state.

To obtain the seven limousines for the wedding party, my father used up his last favor with Mad Pete Trullo. So for me, for my mother, my grandmother, my father, my uncle, and for the common good, I must now kill you, and your brother.

blues brothers meet the penguin

Oh, please, don't kill us. Please, please don't kill us. You know I love you, baby. I wouldn't leave ya. It wasn't my fault. Consequently, he put together a very descriptive volume that explained the characters' origins and how the band members were recruited. His final draft was pages, which was three times longer than a standard screenplay, written not in a standard screenplay formatbut more like free verse.

For the first month, things ran smoothly on and off the set. Much of the delay was due to Belushi's partying and carousing.

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People often recognized him and slipped him cocaine, a drug he was already using heavily on his own, hoping to use it with him. As a result of his late nights and drug and alcohol use, Belushi would often miss unit calls the beginning of a production day or go to his trailer after them and sleep, wasting hours of production time. One night, Aykroyd found him crashing on the sofa of a nearby house, where Belushi had already helped himself to food in the refrigerator. The stars had a private bar, the Blues Club, built on the set, for themselves, crew, and friends.

Carrie Fisher, Aykroyd's girlfriend at the time, said most of the bar's staff doubled as dealers, procuring any drug patrons desired. He was regularly confronting Ned Tanenthe executive in charge of production for Universal, in person over the costs.

Sean Danielanother studio executive, was not reassured when he came to Chicago and saw the production had set up a special facility for the 70 cars used in the chase sequences.

blues brothers meet the penguin

Filming there, which was supposed to have concluded in the middle of September, continued into late October.

Fisher, who herself later struggled with cocaine addiction, said Landis told her to keep Belushi away from the drug.

Wendell was hired to clear any from the places Belushi visited off-camera. Nevertheless, at one point, Landis found Belushi with what he described as a "mountain" of cocaine on a table in his trailer, which led to a tearful confrontation in which Belushi admitted his addiction and feared it could eventually kill him. Filming there again ran smoothly, until it came time to shoot the final sequence at the Hollywood Palladium.

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Just beforehand, Belushi fell off a borrowed skateboard and seriously injured his knee, making it unlikely he could go through with the scene, which required him to sing, dance, and do cartwheels. Wasserman persuaded the city's top orthopedic surgeon to postpone his weekend plans long enough to stop by and sufficiently anesthetize Belushi's knee, and the scene was filmed as intended.

Byrneit is credited for putting Chicago on the map as a venue for filmmaking. The first traffic stop was in Park Ridge, Illinois. The shopping mall car chase was filmed in the real, albeit shuttered, Dixie Square Mallin Harvey, Illinois. The main entrance to Wrigley Field and its sign reading "Save lives. Drive safely, prevent fires. Elwood's Illinois driver's license number is an almost-valid encoded number, with Dan Aykroyd's own birth date embedded. Jake's final confrontation with his girlfriend was filmed in a replica of a section of the abandoned Chicago freight tunnel system.

The Lake Freeway North was a planned but not completed six-lane freeway, and I contained an unfinished ramp off which the Nazis drove. Daley Center is Chicago's premier civic center and features a massive sculpture by Pablo Picasso. The Palace Hotel Ballroom, where the band performs its climactic concert, was at the time of filming a country club, but later became the South Shore Cultural Centernamed after the Chicago neighborhood where it is located. The interior concert scenes were filmed in the Hollywood Palladium.

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Bluesmobile The film used 13 different cars bought at auction from the California Highway Patrol to depict the retired Mount Prospect, Illinois Dodge Monaco patrol car. The vehicles were outfitted by the studio to do particular driving chores; some were customized for speed and others for jumps, depending on the scene.

Daley Center, a mechanic took several months to rig the car to fall apart. This caused friction between Landis and Universal later in the production, as its costs far exceeded the original budget. Since none of them except Charles had had any hits in recent years, the studio wanted the director to replace them with or add performances by younger acts, such as Rose Roycewhose " Car Wash " had made them disco stars after its use in the film of that name.