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Summary

1988: THE REMAKE, the second film of the trilogy, is about a huge audition for the remake of the classic American musical "Showboat." For three nights, July 22-24, 1975, hundreds of San Francisco’s most bizarre talent turned up, while actor Ed Nylund, a real-life librarian and musicologist, tried to enact his dream of bringing "the stench of death" to the musical comedy form. As he narrates real-life stories of his childhood failures, the viewer can better understand any auditioner’s leap for glory. Actors Richardson and Zaremba again fulfilled pivotal roles.

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