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The China Syndrome

The China Syndrome(1979)

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Trivia

  • Apart from the title song "Somewhere In Between" by Stephen Bishop (I), there is no background music in the entire picture.
  • Stephen Bishop (I) was brought on late in production to write the film's title song, "Somewhere In Between." Producers wanted a song to replace the one originally chosen for the titles, which they felt didn't fit the film. The original song was a then-unknown song called "What A Fool Believes" by the Doobie Brothers.
  • The movie was released on March 16, 1979. By a bizarre irony, The disaster at the nuclear power plant at Pennsylvania's Three Mile Island happened just 13 days later on March 28th.
  • 'Michael Douglas' did not originally plan to star in this film, however Richard Dreyfuss pulled out shortly before filming was to start and Douglas stepped in.

Contributions

  • Holz (2009-02-02)

    Source: not available

    There is some additional background music when Daniel Valdez (Hector Salas) is driving the incriminating film to the hearing (he is run off the road before arriving).

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