00:06:20 who kiIIed him? What kiIIed him? What ifits a guy? My own BibIe training ofthe sins ofthe parents
00:06:25 being visited on the chiIdren.Thats perfect as somethingthe parents did to him and just kind of
00:06:30 pieced it togetherfrom there.
00:06:31 The reason EIm Street was used is that I wanted to have an idea
00:06:35 of a pIace that was just pure Americana.
00:06:37 The schooI I taught at before Ijumped ship out of academic teaching
00:06:42 was CIarkson CoIIege ofTechnoIogyin potsdam, New York andthe main street of potsdam is EIm Street.
00:06:47 Andthen, of course, EIm Street was the street that
00:06:49 Kennedy was shot on.
00:06:52 I remembershowing it to Sean Cunningham, who did Fridaythe 13th.
00:06:55 He was myfirst producer
00:06:56 and he said, I hate to sayit, but nobodys going to be afraid of this
00:06:58 cause its a dream, theyII know its a dream so they wont be afraid.
00:07:01 And it went around HoIIywoodforthree years.
00:07:04 The one guywho thought that the script was interesting was Bob Shaye.