The Point!

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The Point! The Point! has been staged as a play a number of times.   Esquire Jauchem adapted Harry Nilsson's The Point! for the Boston Repertory Theater stage in 1975.   In 1976 and 1977, Micky Dolenz and Davy Jones (both formerly of The Monkees ) starred in a play based on The Point! at the Mermaid Theatre ...
The Point! ... round-headed kid named Oblio .   The Point! is a wonderful adventure, enchanting both children and adults since 1971.   Harry Nilsson's The Point! tells the story of Oblio and his dog Arrow through narration and song. The The Point! album (available on CD) is narrated by singer-songwriter ...
The Point! {DCC CD Reissue} [1998] | Bass: Carol Kaye | Bass: Stephens LaFever | Cello: Armand Kaproff | Cello: Edgar Lustgarten | Clavinet: Mike Rubini | Conductor: George Tipton | Drums: Earl Palmer | Drums: John Guerin | Flute: Arthur Gleghorn | Flute: Gretchen Shanley | Flute: Louise Dismsan | Guitar: Al Casey | Guitar: Alton ...
The Point! {Japanese CD Reissue} [2002] The Point! is the soundtrack of Harry's animated TV special. The Point! aired on ABC TV in early 1971.   The TV program was narrated by Dustin Hoffman . The album is narrated by Harry.   The album reached #25 during a 32-week stay on the charts.   The needle point on the cover is by Kathy ...
The Point! {Stereophonic LP} [1971] The Point! is the soundtrack of Harry Nilsson's animated TV special. The Point! aired on ABC TV in early 1971. The TV program was narrated by Dustin Hoffman . The album is narrated by Harry Nilsson. The album reached #25 during a 32-week stay on the charts.   The needle point on the cover is by ...
The Point! {US CD Reissue} [1989] The Point! is the soundtrack of Harry's animated TV special. The Point! aired on ABC TV in early 1971. The TV program was narrated by Dustin Hoffman . The album is narrated by Harry. The album reached #25 during a 32-week stay on the charts. The needle point on the cover is by Kathy Torrence . The ...
The Point! {US Deluxe CD Reissue} [2002] BMG's deluxe reissue of The Point! was released on November 19, 2002. The album was re-mastered for the CD which is in a slipcase with two booklets. One booklet is the comic book. The other contains new liner notes and art, including the original "Point!" cover designed by Dean Torrence before it ...


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Lucianne Goldberg ... "Oblio " after the character in The Point! [1]   [1] Citation Needed.
Notes on Nilsson: The Life of a Singer-Songwriter by Alyn Shipton ... in the 1991 stage version of The Point!  .   Preface Nilsson's Aerial Ballet   ... indeed his grandparents' circus act was commemorated in his album Aerial Ballet .   The most pervasive myth in the Nilsson family history is probably this one - that his grandparents were Swedish circus ...
Covering Harry ... soon-to-be-released soundtrack to " The Point! . "    "Think About Your Troubles" by George Tipton   Numerous other artists from virtually all styles of popular music continued to record Nilsson's songs into the early '70s, and over the next few years, Perry Como , Barbra Streisand , the ...
Did Somebody Drop His Mouse? ... States, Harry's animated fable, The Point! had proved a critical sensation, if a ratings disappointment, on it's broadcast as an ABC Movie of the Week . The Point!'s soundtrack album, narrated by Harry, was also garnering accolades while the release of Aerial Pandemonium Ballet , (his re-mix ...
The Point! ... round-headed kid named Oblio .   The Point! is a wonderful adventure, enchanting both children and adults since 1971.   Harry Nilsson's The Point! tells the story of Oblio and his dog Arrow through narration and song. The The Point! album (available on CD) is narrated by singer-songwriter ...
Nilsson House ... of songs he produced.   The Point! was produced by Nilsson House Music, Inc. and Murakami Wolf Productions .   Nilsson House Music, Inc. was incorporated as a domestic stock company in California on July 10, 1969. The corporation was suspended on August 1, 1975, for failing to meet its tax ...
Fred Wolf ... of Harry Nilsson's album, The Point! . Wolf's company, Murakami-Wolf Productions, Inc. produced the film in association with Nilsson's company, Nilsson House Music .   Fred was 38 years old in 1970 when Harry Nilsson approached him about creating an animated film based on The Point! . Two ...
MURAKAMI–WOLF–SWENSON, INC., Plaintiff, v. Lawrence A. COLE, individually and d/b/a ACME–TV; Magnum Productions LLC, an Oregon Domestic Limited Liability Company; and Doe 1 through Doe 100, inclusive, Defendants ... unauthorized copies of The Point! . The defendants claimed that the film was in the public domain since it did not contain a proper copyright notice as required by law at the time that the film was first published (i.e. when it aired on ABC in 1971).   The copyright notice at the end of the ...
Dean Torrence ... Harry Nilsson's albums such as The Point! . The original needlepoint artwork for Nilsson's The Point! cover hangs in Torrence's child's bedroom.   Dean Torrence created a short c lay animation film as a birthday present for Harry Nilsson . It is included as a Special Feature on the Blu-Ray ...
One Last Touch of Nilsson ... sweetly innocent concept album The Point! . Finally, despite the fact that he offered no apologies for his past behavior (including his year long "lost weekend " with Lennon), he was, in his later years, the model of a devoted family man. His life would not be more difficult to analyze if his ...
The Point! {Stereophonic LP} [1971] The Point! is the soundtrack of Harry Nilsson's animated TV special. The Point! aired on ABC TV in early 1971. The TV program was narrated by Dustin Hoffman . The album is narrated by Harry Nilsson. The album reached #25 during a 32-week stay on the charts.   The needle point on the cover is by ...
Harry Nilsson Tribute Night, June 26, 2022, at Long Play Lounge - East (Austin, Texas) ... performing Harry Nilsson's “ The Point! ” The show starts at 9:00pm and costs $10.   For more information, visit https://www.thelongplaylounge.com/lpeast-event/harry-nilsson-tribute-night/ .    
Pacific Family Entertainment ... a VHS and DVD release of The Point! . The DVD was released in August of 2003. But Triumph Marketing soon stop distributing the discs - apparently due to licensing issues.
A&M Studios, Hollywood, California Harry Nilsson's The Point! album was recorded at the A&M Records studio in Hollywood, California . A&M Records was located in the building at 1416 N. La Brea which once housed Charlie Chaplin's studio. The building was built for Chaplin in 1917. In 1953, Chaplin helped form United Artists ...
Kissing Bill O'Reilly, Roasting Miss Piggy: 100 Things to Love and Hate about TV ... television. Harry Nilsson's The Point! makes the list in the "Love" column.   Sweet but never sappy, The Point! is a near-forgotten little remnant of late-counterculture mass culture outreach whose melodies live on in the back of some of our heads, and, with its release on DVD may yet happily ...
Boston Rock Opera ... Harry Nilsson's classic album The Point! in concert at Boston's First Night festival, December 31, 2002, at the Park Plaza Castle.   BRO's homage to the classic 1970 album featured vocalists, a six piece band, dancers and puppetry and is a tribute to Nilsson's fable of a round headed boy born ...
Nighswonger Sings Nilsson ... version of Harry Nilsson's The Point! .   "There's something about his music that's very touching in many ways," Nighswonger said. "He's like the songwriter's songwriter. He did whatever he wanted to do." [1]   "POV Waltz " Performed by Alyssandra Nighswonger       [1] The Grunion Gazette ...
A Liar's Autobiography: Volume VI ... the Mermaid Theatre where The Point! was playing. Harry challenged Richard Dorse , Keith Moon's minder, to kick a cigarette out of Nilsson’s mouth. “You would have missed the action in half an eye-blink.” Chapman wrote.   Shortly before embarking on a trip to the moon, Chapman attended a ...
Kiefo Nilsson and John C. Reilly Perform The Point! Live ... performance of Harry Nilsson's "The Point! .   The performance, lead by Nilsson's son, Kiefo Nilsson  with narration by actor John C. Reilly , is part of a series of events at the theater from noon until 6pm.   Kiefo is hoping to take the live show on a nationwide with varying celebrity ...
See the "The Point!" with Kiefo Nilsson and Pamela Adlon ... Harry Nilsson’s 1970 album, The Point! starring Kiefo Nilsson , Pamela Adlon , and a 14-piece orchestra.   For more information and tickets, please visit:   https://theatricum.com/the-point/    
The Paradise Hat ... inspiration for Harry Nilsson's The Point! . The Point! was produced by Nilsson House Productions soon after the rights to Vonnegut's story were purchased.   But the purchase of the rights to "The Paradise Hat" and the development of The Point! are discussed in Alyn Shipton's biography of ...
Nilsson House Productions ... Larry Gordon, later produced The Point! .   Nilsson House Productions, Inc. was incorporated as a domestic stock company in California on February 3, 1969. The corporation was suspended on June 1, 1971, for failing to meet its tax requirements (most likely failing to file a state tax return). ...
The Boy Who Always Said "No" ... and songwriter best known for The Point! and the soundtrack to Midnight Cowboy , had a childhood dream: to write for Galaxy Magazine . Initially edited by H. L. Gold , Galaxy was the most popular science fiction magazine of the 1950s to 1970s.   In 1993, Harry and his family spent Christmas ...
Life Line (performed by Diana Ross) ... performs a medley of songs from The Point! on her live album, An Evening With Diana Ross .   "The Point: Everybody's Got 'Em / Me And My Arrow / Lifeline / Everybody's Got 'Em (Reprise)" by Diana Ross
Me And My Arrow ... Nilsson's musical adventure The Point! .   It was also used as the music for a series of car commercials in the 1970s.   Plymouth Arrow Commercial   Curtis Armstrong suggests that this song began as a risque joke, but ended up as a children's song.
Life Line {Take 4} ... track on BMG's 2002 reissue of The Point!   "Lifeline" by Harry Nilsson
Harry Nilsson Tribute Concert ... School singing selections from The Point! .     Bill Martin took the stage to perform a written-word piece, "Mind Snacks ," that he had written with Harry.       Laurence Juber played "When Harry Got to Heaven ."   Victoria Williams performed "The Puppy Song ."   Andrew Sandoval ...
Oblio ... kid in Harry Nilsson's The Point! .   Mike Lookinland ("Bobby" of "The Brady Bunch ") provides the voice of "Oblio" in the film version of The Point! .   "Oblio" means "oblivion" in Italian.   A pizza parlor near Denver, Colorado , is named "Oblio's " after Oblio in The Point! .   Lucianne ...
Jughead {#108} ... bedtime story loosely based on The Point! and featuring a group of people called "Hairyheads ." Into the story are weaved references to Harry Nilsson and his music.     The comic was published in September of 1998,  
Arrow ... of the dog in Harry Nilsson's The Point! .   Paul McCartney named his English sheepdog, "Arrow." Arrow is pictured with Paul on the cover of McCartney's Paul Is Live album. Arrow was the off-spring of "Martha," the inspiration for the song "Martha My Dear ." It isn't known if Paul's dog was ...
Jonathan Mover ... GTR ) credits Harry Nilsson's The Point! with inspiring his interest in music.   I first got into music when I was a kid through a cartoon called The Point! by Harry Nilsson. I went wild when I saw it; it had great music and a great story. My parents got me the record - it was either Jim ...
The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy ... Beatles stuff and he narrated The Point! , which was my favorite movie as a kid."[1] [1] Citation Needed
The Point! The Point! has been staged as a play a number of times.   Esquire Jauchem adapted Harry Nilsson's The Point! for the Boston Repertory Theater stage in 1975.   In 1976 and 1977, Micky Dolenz and Davy Jones (both formerly of The Monkees ) starred in a play based on The Point! at the Mermaid Theatre ...
Mr. Corman {Action Adventure} ... ), dresses as "Arrow " from The Point! .   Harry Nilsson's "P.O.V. Waltz " is heard in the episode as well as in the trailer produced for the show. Mr. Corman
Bill Martin ... Martin voiced the Rock Man in The Point! and wrote the screenplay for the feature film Harry and the Hendersons .    
Think About Your Troubles ... Nilsson conceived the story of The Point! while writing "Think About Your Troubles ."   According to Allen Zentz , Harry said that songs often came to him as visions - as if they were movies or cartoons.   Peggy Lee and Sam Brown each covered "Think About Your Troubles ." More recent ...
The Point! {Japanese CD Reissue} [2002] The Point! is the soundtrack of Harry's animated TV special. The Point! aired on ABC TV in early 1971.   The TV program was narrated by Dustin Hoffman . The album is narrated by Harry.   The album reached #25 during a 32-week stay on the charts.   The needle point on the cover is by Kathy ...
I'll Never Leave You {The Point!} ... track on BMG's 2002 reissue of The Point! .   We discovered some time ago that this great Nilsson song was originally intended for The Point! and was only removed at the last minute. We thought the "Point!" version was lost, but found this demo on an unrelated tape, unmarked. Unfortunately, it ...
Harryfest 1999 ... only caught a small portion of The Point! as I had to rush home to change for the cruise.   Diane Nilsson and Curtis Armstrong   The cruise was very hot, but the dinner was good and the music unsurpassed. I have never had such a great time on a river cruise. I arrived late so I have a ...
Easter Egg Hidden in The Point! are a couple of "Easter eggs" - things you wouldn't see unless you single-step through the frames of the film. For example, during the opening credits, "Nilsson House Music Inc. / Murakami Wolf Productions Inc. " is displayed on the screen.   For a frame or two, the words ...
Transperformance 2015 - Look at The Movies ... performed Harry Nilsson's The Point! .   The Point! by The Aloha Steamtrain  
Scatalogue {LP} [1971] ... promotional-only release to promote The Point! and Harry's earlier albums. Scatalogue intercuts portions of many of Harry's songs into a long medley.
Down To The Valley {Alternate Version} ... track on BMG's 2002 reissue of The Point! . This version is remixed and includes the coda which was cut off the single release.   "Down to the Valley" (Alternate Version) by Harry NiIsson  
Harry Nilsson in the Netherlands ... (again, a Beatles relation!); The Point! after seeing the film on television; Nilsson Sings Newman , so beautiful simple, but so pure ... and Knnillssonn for the beautiful arrangements! Unfortunately, after that I lost track of him.   Sue: When did you experience a renewed interest in Harry ...
Interview with Zak Nilsson ... room painted with scenes from The Point! , can you tell us a little about that?   ZN: Well from what my mother tells me, Harry was so excited when I was born that he rushed home from the hospital and just started painting the walls of my room with scenes from The Point. He covered all the ...
Friday, June 14, Photo Ops Roger Smith Poses with Arrow , Oblio and Other Denizens of the Land of Point!   Bracha Smith  
ABC Movie of the Week ... in 1969.   Harry Nilsson's The Point! originally aired as an ABC Movie of the Week.
Gary Lund ... inside the gatefold cover of The Point! .   Lund illustrated the books Coyote Stories for Children: Tales from Native America and Wolf Stories: Myths and True-Life Tales from Around the World - both written by Susan Strauss .
Arte L. Whyte ... wrote a play based on Harry's The Point! . Mr. Whyte's adaptation is copyright 1987.   Whyte has performed in many theatrical productions and spent three years performing at Universal Studios and with Nickelodeon in Orlando, Florida . He is currently acting and directing in the San Francisco, ...
Mike McNaught ... McNaught arranged the music for "The Point! " as presented on stage in London, England .   Harry Nilsson was impressed with his skills and hired him to arrange the music for Knnillssonn .
Wolf Stories: Myths and True-Life Tales from Around the World ... included with Harry Nilsson's The Point! album, also illustrated the book Wolf Stories: Myths and True Life Tales from Around the World .
The Never Ending Adventures of Oblio and Arrow ... based on the character's from The Point! .
Apollo Throwdown ... The Birds " narration from The Point! for their song "Apollo Throwdown."   "Apollo Throwdown" by The Go! Team  
A Celebration of the Music of Harry Nilsson ... performing selections from The Point! .   Other performers included Morley Bartnof and Susan James ("Turn on Your Radio "); The Negro Problem ("I Will Take You There "); Bill Martin (a spoken-word selection, co-written by Harry Nilsson , called "Mind Snacks "); Chris Nelson and Kathy McCarty ...
Everything's Got 'Em (performed by Diana Ross) ... performs a medley of songs from The Point! on her live album, An Evening With Diana Ross .
Me And My Arrow (performed by Diana Ross) ... performs a medley of songs from The Point! on her live album, An Evening With Diana Ross .
C For Dummies, Volume Two ... Oblio and other references to The Point! .
Harryfest 2001 ... including a signed copy of The Point! and the original artwork for the A Touch More... album. Of course, that did not happen, but a donation was made from the Harryfest delegates and sent to the British Heart Foundation in memory of both Rob and Harry. [2]   Harryfest 2001 ended with a ...
Skidoo / The Point! [2000] The Point! and Skidoo on one CD.
The Point! {US Deluxe CD Reissue} [2002] BMG's deluxe reissue of The Point! was released on November 19, 2002. The album was re-mastered for the CD which is in a slipcase with two booklets. One booklet is the comic book. The other contains new liner notes and art, including the original "Point!" cover designed by Dean Torrence before it ...
The Land of Point ... Whyte based on Harry Nilsson's The Point! .
The Point! {US CD Reissue} [1989] The Point! is the soundtrack of Harry's animated TV special. The Point! aired on ABC TV in early 1971. The TV program was narrated by Dustin Hoffman . The album is narrated by Harry. The album reached #25 during a 32-week stay on the charts. The needle point on the cover is by Kathy Torrence . The ...
Think About Your Troubles {Take 4} ... on BMG's 2002 CD reissue of The Point! . This is a completely different version (than the version originally released on The Point! ) recorded with an orchestra in 1969. At this stage, The Point! as a concept probably didn't exist. Source: Curtis Armstrong
The Point! To Be Made into a Live Action Film (April Fools, 2004) ... an "April Fools " prank.   THE POINT! TO BEGIN PRINCIPAL PHOTOGRAPHY IN NEW ZEALAND   Carolynne Cunningham Directs International Cast in Live Action Musical (Los Angeles, April 1, 2004) – The Point! begins principal photography in Wellington, New Zealand, on May 11, 2004, under the ...

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