R.I.P. Art Gilmore

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  1. senseless macrumors 68000

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    Art Gilmore, the voice of movie previews, just passed away at age 98. He defined the classic announcer style.
     
  2. velocityg4 macrumors 68040

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    Is he the one with that deep voice that could make any movie sound good during the previews?
     
  3. senseless thread starter macrumors 68000

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    Yes. Look for the Vertigo trailer on Youtube as an example.
     
  4. velocityg4 macrumors 68040

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    Now I know who you are talking about. His announcing style definitely is a classic. Though he is not the guy I was thinking of. The guy I was thinking of I have heard more recently in theaters and has that extremely deep voice that would put Barry White to shame.
     
  5. Epsilon88 macrumors 6502

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    Fortunately he lived a very long life. Prayers to his family. :)
     
  6. GuyNextDoor macrumors member

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    You're thinking of Don LaFontaine, who passed away in '08.
     
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  8. velocityg4 macrumors 68040

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    That's him, rather was him.
     

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