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  Dec 24, 2011:
 

site update:

 
 
Dec 4, 2011:
 

30th anniversary of series première

DFCF board members INGO A. KÜPPERS, THOMAS J. PUCHER and SASCHA KURZ -
one team, one goal, one mission:
Preserving EARL HAMNER's "Falcon Crest".

 

special site update:

  • scripts added to the Chao-Li Chi Memorial Library:
    • season 1:
      • additional draft of # 001
    • season 2:
      • additional draft of # 037
      • # 040
    • season 5:
      • previously produced version of # 119
      • "My Kingdom for a Chef" (imaginary script for the "Falcon Crest Cookbook" by LEE WALKLING)
  • cast greetings for the 30th anniversary
  • crew greetings for the 30th anniversary
  • 30th anniversary special to celebrate the series première (Dec 4, 2011)

 

site update:

  • behind the scenes information updated again:
    • The Vintage Years:
      • fictional location name: Tuscany Valley
      • early script draft: wolfhound in the first scene with Angie
      • original last names for Jacqueline Perrault
      • original prop plans: Porsche instead of Maserati Merak
    • season 1:
      • # 001 - original name for AIA (Chase's airline); original plans for Jason's death; original script draft: Julia calling Chase; labeling name: Gus; filming location for the Old Vineyard Road (correction)
      • # 003 - original prop plans: Porsche instead of Corvette; original last name for Carl Reed
      • # 004 - original storyline plans for Angie introducing Cole to beautiful young women
      • # 005 - original storyline plans for Maggie and Douglas and for Tony's departure
      • # 006 - input from various writers
      • # 008 - early script drafts: symposium in Paris
      • # 009 - early script drafts: French artist instead of Arthur Masefield
      • # 010 - original casting plans for the picker blackmailed by Julio and Esperanza's grandmother; SILVANA GALLARDO written off
      • # 011 - original last name for Elizabeth Bradbury; name changes Renaldi / Agretti and Stevens / Chapman (more details); stunt doubles for LORENZO LAMAS and CINDY MORGAN
      • # 012 - script draft: Apollo in the scene with Angela and Lance in the Falcon Crest Victorian Mansion study; scene with Jacqueline and Vickie originally staged at the Gioberti family cemetery; original plans for investigator rôle instead of Phillip Erickson; LANA TURNER's delay on the set
      • # 015 - original plans for the year when Falcon Crest was founded
    • season 2:
      • # 021 - original plans: Carlo spits wine in Richard's face
      • # 026 - original plans: details about Joseph's ailment
      • # 027 - scene with Vickie and Nick near the reservoir originally staged at the beach; different ending in script
      • # 028 - original plans: Kenderson being addicted to morphine
      • # 034 - more details about early plans for scene with Melissa and her nails
      • # 036 - original name for Fong Family Association
      • # 040 - ROBERT FOXWORTH originally designated to direct; ABBY DALTON being informed about her character confessing just the day the cliffhanger aired
    • season 4:
      • # 070 - early script drafts including New Globe employees at the Tuscany Valley Airport
      • # 073 - original name for KEFW / KRDC radio station
      • # 074 - early plans for Sam Gianinni's murder
      • # 075 - early plans for sheriff's captain Phil Warner
      • # 078 - early script drafts: scene with Lance and Lorraine at Richard's gate, actor DICK DUROCK; original casting plans for the locksmith at Terry's house
      • # 079 - original casting plans for the guard at Richard's house
      • # 080 - DICK DUROCK
      • # 087 - early script drafts: Chase and Greg's way through Riebmann's cavernous cellar
      • # 096 - early script drafts: Carl Warren (RYAN MacDONALD)
      • # 097 - original casting plans for Cyrano's waiter # 2
    • season 6:
      • # 129 - mistake in the scene with Chase and Angela at the Gioberti House
      • # 151 - inside joke: Pat Ambrose
    • season 7:
      • # 183 - early script drafts: helicopter scene (Hobart); director's cut: Angela, Lance, Frank and Chao-Li driving away from Falcon Crest after Melissa's victory; Melissa panicking in the Falcon Crest Victorian Mansion at night (more details); product placement: My Pet Monster
    • season 8:
      • general information - ABBY DALTON's return for five episodes
      • # 184 - names for the characters of Cesar and Tommy previously swapped
      • # 185 - edited scene: Angela and Peter's lunch; original plans for cliffhanger
      • # 186 - original last name for Daniel Cabot; Melissa's funeral service originally staged at a church
      • # 189 - original name for the Tuscany Herald
      • # 190 - deleted scene: Tommy applying for a job at the Del Oro Spa Restaurant
      • # 191 - original name for Glenbraddoch; early script drafts: Nick runs into Pilar, Lisa and Mercedes
      • # 193 - original first name for Gianni Cellini; original plans for Emma and Daniel's wedding at Falcon Crest
      • # 201 - unused title for one of R.D. Young's books: "The Reluctant Murderer"
      • # 202 - original name for Dr. Fraser Preston
      • # 205 - early script drafts: Samantha at the Agretti Residence; cliffhanger scene originally staged inside the Channing Ranch
    • season 9:
      • # 210 - previous names for Nora Milbourn
  • crew credits (all seasons) updated again
  • production data section: all seasons updated again
  • location database section updated: season 1 replaced; # 069 - 073 added

 
 
Nov 7, 2011:
 

announcement:

30th anniversary special to celebrate the series première (Dec 4, 2011)

 

site update:

  • scripts: # 039 added to the Chao-Li Chi Memorial Library
  • behind the scenes information updated again:
    • season 1:
      • # 001 - filming location for the Tuscany Valley road (main title and scene with limo driving to Falcon Crest)
      • # 007 - filming location for the Tuscany Valley roads (Turner's death; more details)
      • # 008 - mistake in the scene with Lance and Miller at the San Francisco park; original plans: Miller mentioning Lance's ex
      • # 010 - filming location for forest clearing and Nuñez garage and driveway updated (more details)
      • # 013 - original names for various characters; original storyline plans (Julia shoplifting; character named Ellie)
    • season 2:
      • # 037 - Angela dubbed in the scene with Emma in the Falcon Crest Victorian Mansion foyer; original plans for Henri Denault (Heinrich Gutmann)
      • # 040 - scene with Lance and Melissa (meadows) originally staged on Falcon Crest Victorian Mansion veranda; original plans for Father Bob to marry Vickie and Nick; wedding reception originally staged entirely inside the Falcon Crest Victorian Mansion
    • season 4:
      • # 080 - filming location for the bend near Hilltop Road
      • # 081 - filming location for Lance and Joel's car race
      • # 083 - original name for Maxie McCoy
      • # 084 - ROBERT FOXWORTH not showing up for restaurant scene
      • # 085 - filming locations for the Marina Del Rey Harbor, the parking lot and abandoned theater in Los Angeles and the San Francisco yacht harbor
      • # 086 - filming location for the Tuscany Valley roads the wine tanker truck drives along; false names for Renée Davenport; deleted scenes
      • # 087 - filming locations for the street Richard's limo drives along and for the rectory at St. Timothy
      • # 088 - filming location for Serafino's Cafe
      • # 089 - Father Bob's Chrysler
      • # 092 - filming locations for the San Francisco restaurant (Emma and Damon) and the parking lot of the Tuscany County Courthouse (correction)
      • # 094 - filming location for the bar (Greg and Pamela)
      • # 095 - original name for the Tuscany Valley Tennis Club; original name for Captain Alexis; filming location for Joel's grave at Camp Mary Jane
      • # 096 - filming locations for the San Francisco street (Lance at night) and the Agretti Residence (Joseph's bedroom); scene at the Blainfield's originally staged at a public park; original casting plans for the San Francisco Metropolitan Hospital nurse; early script drafts
      • # 097 - filming locations for the Tuscany Valley park, the parking lot (Maggie, Greg and Holder) and Webster Wine & Storage (exteriors)
    • season 5:
      • # 099 - filming location for the Tuscany Valley road (main title); original names for Floyd Gilmore, Crawford and Jordan Roberts; filming location for the the gym at the Marysville Convent
      • # 100 - filming location for the Tuscany River; Cassandra's car (correction)
      • # 101 - original name for Frank O'Neill
      • # 102 - filming location for the Tuscany Valley County Fairgrounds
      • # 103 - filming locations for the San Francisco nightclub, the street in front of it and Icarus Records
      • # 105 - filming locations for the Tuscany Valley park and Crossley's Honky Tonk
      • # 106 - filming location for the phone booth (Dwayne); scene with Terry and Costello originally staged in Costello's office
      • # 107 - filming locations for the KRDC / KBRR broadcast booth, the Tuscany Valley restaurant (Angela and Robin) and the Tuscany Valley road
      • # 108 - filming location for the KBRR recording room (interiors), Pearl's and the Tuscany Valley road
      • # 109 - filming locations for the Riverview Hotel and the basketball court (deleted scene with Chris, Cass and kids)
      • # 110 - filming location for the sound stage (correction)
      • # 113 - filming location for the Carlyle on Nob Hill (interiors)
      • # 114 - filming locations for the bookstore, the loading dock of the Gioberti Winery, the docks in San Francisco (details added), the Tuscany Valley restaurant (Richard, Terry, Chase and Maggie) and Walt's
      • # 116 - filming locations for the Bonarc Casino (interiors) and the gaming room at Peter Stavros' Château
      • # 117 - filming location for Harry's Hide-away Adult Motel
      • # 118 - filming locations for the New York City hotel, the San Francisco nightclub and Sloan Wine & Spirits
      • # 119 - filming locations for the terminals at New York John F. Kennedy Airport and San Francisco International Airport and for the mansion of the Bellini Vineyards
      • # 124 - filming locations for the brush near the Gioberti House and for the Agretti Stavros Winery site
      • # 127 - filming location for California Road (more details added)
    • season 6:
      • # 146 - Falcon Crest Guest House set: backdrop; filming location for the Tuscany Valley road
    • season 7:
      • # 157 - fictional entity: Sauguet Pharmaceuticals
      • # 158 - fictional entity: Courseault Chemicals
      • # 166 - filming location for the café in Monte Carlo
      • # 176 - crew background: REBECCA POGROW and SUSAN ESTABROOK
  • crew credits (season 7) updated again
  • production data section: season 7 updated again
  • location database section updated: season 1 updated again; season 3 completed
  • season 3 official DVD release: season 3 remastered
  • 2011 meetings updated with SARAH DOUGLAS' photos from The Hollywood Show (Oct 07 - 09, 2011 in Burbank/CA)
  • wanted items for fan club archives updated

 
 
Oct 10, 2011:
 

announcement:

30th anniversary special to celebrate the series première (Dec 4, 2011)

 

site update:

  • detailed DFCF Guides for episodes updated: synopses of season 4 episodes
  • scripts: # 038 added to the Chao-Li Chi Memorial Library
  • behind the scenes information updated again:
    • The Vintage Years:
      • another tentative title for the series in development: "Falcon Valley"
      • filming locations for the winery building and the Cold Duck
    • season 1:
      • general information - announcer ROY ROWAN; original schedule for series première; initial plans for more episodes
      • # 001 - filming location for the Gioberti Cemetery; inside jokes: KATHLEEN ZAKARIAN-SNIDER and CASS COTY; Phillip Erickson's rôle created on short notice
      • # 002 - original name for Paul Salinger; original names for the San Francisco Globe; filming location for a Tuscany Valley café (deleted scene with Julia and Paul); filming location for San Francisco restaurant (Angela and Douglas) corrected
      • # 004 - original name for Todson Construction Company; filming locations for the Tuscany Valley Sheriff's Department, Tuscany Valley road, Tuscany Valley Hospital and Gioberti Cemetery
      • # 005 - filming locations for the San Francisco street (Maggie, phone booth) and for the coffee shop (deleted scene with Julia and Tony)
      • # 006 - filming locations for Rimrock Canyon
      • # 007 - filming location for the Tuscany Valley country road (more details added)
      • # 008 - filming location for the restaurant in Rome; original name for Paul (bottling foreman); filming locations for the San Francisco park, Sloan Wine & Spirits and the banquet hall in Rome
      • # 009 - filming location for the Tuscany Valley games arcade; original name for the Side Street Theatre
      • # 010 - filming locations for dirt road near worker's quarters at the Gioberti Estate, forest clearing, dirt road, Nuñez garage and driveway, another part of the workers' quarters (correction), parking lot and the Tuscany Valley Hospital (correction)
      • # 011 - filming locations for the Tuscany Valley road, the beach (Pacific Coast Highway), Gioberti Estatge garage and Falcon Crest pond
      • # 012 - filming locations for Wee Bonnie Flower, Falcon Crest greenhouse (refilmed scene), Gioberti Cemetery, meadow at the Gioberti Estate, San Francisco golf club and V.I.P. terminal at San Francisco International Airport
      • # 013 - inside joke: KATHLEEN ZAKARIAN-SNIDER
    • season 3:
      • # 054 - filming location for the Falcon Crest vineyards
    • season 5:
      • # 105 - filming location for the Agretti Vineyards
      • # 106 - filming locations for the parking lot in Tuscany (Melissa, Chris, Bob; correction) and the Cooperage Club (previous name of location added)
      • # 108 - filming location for the Cooperage Club (previous name of location added)
      • # 112 - filming locations for the vineyards of the Gianinni Winery
    • season 6:
      • # 128 - filming location for the New York City restaurant (previous name of location added)
  • interview with ROGER BELLON added
  • location database section updated: all files updated; # 061 - 064 added
  • season 3 official DVD release: season 3 postponed in German speaking countries

 
 
Sept 12, 2011:
 

site update:

  • scripts: # 037 added to the Chao-Li Chi Memorial Library
  • behind the scenes information updated again:
    • The Vintage Years:
      • another tentative title for the series in development: "Falcon Ridge"
    • season 1:
      • # 002 - tentative title
      • # 005 - tentative title
      • # 006 - tentative title
      • # 007 - tentative title
      • # 012 - tentative title
    • season 2:
      • # 021 - filming location for the Tuscany Valley road (correction)
      • # 022 - filming location for the Tuscany Valley road (correction)
    • season 4:
      • # 077 - filming location for the Tuscany Valley road (correction)
      • # 080 - TANIA HARLEY's rôle (correction)
      • # 098 - NEIL ELLIOT's rôle (correction)
    • season 5:
      • # 102 - filming location for the Tuscany Valley road (correction)
    • season 7:
      • # 167 - filming location for the Tuscany Valley road (correction)
      • # 170 - tentative title
      • # 171 - tentative title
  • season 1, 2, 4 and 8 cast credits updated again
  • crew credits (The Vintage Years and seasons 1 through 9) updated again
  • interview with DAVID LABIOSA added
  • production data section: all files updated again
  • location database section updated: # 057 - 060 added
  • making of section revised and updated
  • memorial site updated: CLIFF ROBERTSON
  • 2011 meetings added to the specials section in the fan club menu

 
 
Aug 24, 2011:
 

site update:

memorial site updated: REZA S. BADIYI

 
 
Aug 1, 2011:
 

announcement:

season 3 official DVD release: release date for USA

 

site update:

  • scripts: # 036 added to the Chao-Li Chi Memorial Library
  • behind the scenes information updated again:
    • season 3:
      • # 041 - omitted scenes; original plans for the filming location for the scene with Angela and Phillip at the country club
      • # 042 - omitted scene
      • # 043 - original plans for the filming location for the scenes with Melissa and Richard at the restaurant and for the scene with Richard and Phillip in downtown San Francisco
      • # 044 - omitted scenes
  • interview with ANNE JEFFREYS added
  • location database section updated: # 053 - 056 added
  • DVD release status updated: news about season 3 release in the USA

 
 
July 11, 2011:
 

site update:

  • scripts: # 035 added to the Chao-Li Chi Memorial Library
  • behind the scenes information updated again:
    • season 1:
      • # 001 - omitted scenes
      • # 002 - original names for Monash and Kagle
      • # 003 - original plans: Angie painting (not molding) Jasper
      • # 005 - omitted scenes; original storyline plans: miscellaneous about Angela and Lance's scheme against Tony from original script drafts; original episode finale from early script draft
      • # 006 - original name for Hayden Clinic; omitted part of scene: Spring House cornerstone; original storyline plans: Lance having sex with Jenny Caulkins
      • # 011 - original script drafts: Elizabeth Bradbury's backstory
      • # 012 - original set plans: greenhouse on Falcon Crest grounds
      • # 013 - original plans: miscellaneous from early script drafts
      • # 014 - original script drafts: Jasper Gioberti's backstory and 1951 letter to Maria in Italy
      • # 016 - original name for Bayside Medical Clinic; original plans: miscellaneous from original script draft
    • season 2:
      • # 019 - original script draft: Richard's age; scene in Richard's jetliner changed to his cartel office
      • # 021 - original plans for the filming location for the scene with Richard and Diana near the toy store in San Francisco
      • # 024 - original script drafts: Chase and Sheriff Robbins in the Agretti Residence; original prop plans: Richard's "Monopoly"-like game board with Tuscany Valley properties
      • # 025 - original script drafts: Nick and Vickie's dialog about her red hair
      • # 027 - original name for Tom Stern and inside joke; original name for Raptor Enterprises
      • # 031 - original name for the Seacliff Inn; "Wicked Witch of the West"
      • # 034 - original name for Fat Joe's; original plans for the filming locations for the scene with Vickie and Nick at the park; original name for American Independent Pictures; omitted scene; original name and job position for George Sims; original job position for Rita Clay; deleted rôle: Howard Lister
      • # 035 - omitted scene
      • # 036 - omitted scenes
      • # 038 - omitted scenes
      • # 040 - details about the alternate confession scenes (including b & w scene still from the "Lance version")
    • season 5:
      • # 099 - scene with Angela, Anna and Cass shortened (Miss Van Peer, Anna and Angela's elementary school teacher)
      • # 127 - "Wicked Witch of the West"
    • season 6:
      • # 150 - ROBERT FOXWORTH's horse on his main title card
      • # 150 - filming locations for the Safari Room and for Jean Pierre's
    • season 7:
      • # 157 - "Wicked Witch of the West"; prop: oil portrait of Douglas Channing
  • season 1 cast credits updated again
  • interview with MICHAEL A. HOEY added
  • production data section: season 1 updated again
  • location database section updated: # 049 - 052 added

 
 
June 20, 2011:
 

site update:

  • scripts: # 034 added to the Chao-Li Chi Memorial Library
  • behind the scenes information updated again:
    • season 1:
      • # 008 - filming location for the village in Tuscany / Italy
      • # 016 - filming location for the pond (scene with Vickie and Mario) corrected
    • season 2:
      • # 020 - mistake in the scene in the Globe after Richard's arrival (Talmadge in the background)
      • # 024 - filming location for the Allied Interntional Airlines V.I.P. Terminal at the San Francisco International Airport
    • season 3:
      • # 057 - filming location for the loading dock of the Falcon Crest Warehouse A
      • # 061 - filming location for the bridge and road (Julia on the run)
      • # 064 - filming location for the parking lot at the San Francisco park (scene with Pamela, Spheeris and Crane)
    • season 7:
      • # 166 - prop mistake: baccarat table at the Bonarc Casino
  • season 6 and 7 cast credits updated again
  • interview with MARTHA MANOR added
  • production data section: seasons 6 and 7 updated again
  • location database section updated: # 045 - 048 added
  • links section updated

 
 
May 16, 2011:
 

site update:

  • detailed DFCF Guides for episodes updated: synopses of season 3 episodes
  • scripts: # 033 added to the Chao-Li Chi Memorial Library
  • behind the scenes information updated again:
    • season 4:
      • # 097 - deleted scene: Chase, Connie and Felipe
    • season 5:
      • # 104 - A.D.A. from # 091 and 092 at the Turf Club
      • # 106 - A.D.A. from # 091 and 092 at the Turf Club
    • season 6:
      • # 142 - filming location for March Ridley's gas station
    • season 7:
      • # 163 - filming location for the fraternity house (flashback with Angela and Adam)
      • # 168 - filming location for the Falcon Crest vineyards
      • # 175 - filming location for The Toy Shoppe
    • season 8:
      • # 184 - filming location for various vineyards and the Tuscany Valley country road (Pilar's arrival)
    • season 9:
      • # 221 - filming location for the Sharpe Capital Ventures parking lot
  • season 1, 3 and 4 cast credits updated again
  • season 5 crew credits updated again
  • interview with JANE SCHWARTZ JANIGER added
  • production data section: seasons 1, 3 and 4 updated again; 2010 reunion added
  • location database section updated: # 041 - 044 added
  • links section updated

 
 
April 11, 2011:
 

site update:

 
 
April 4, 2011:
 

release of "FALCON CRESTers Tell It All!" - Vol. 4: special newsletter with cast & crew interviews

 

announcement:

season 3 official DVD release: new release dates

 
 
March 14, 2011:
 

site update:

  • scripts: # 031 added to the Chao-Li Chi Memorial Library
  • behind the scenes information updated again:
    • season 1:
      • # 015 - actor replaced for the rôle of Bill Reed
    • season 2:
      • # 030 - Founders Day as a "trademark" of STEPHEN BLACK & HENRY STERN's writing
    • season 3:
      • # 060 - REZA S. BADIYI: "Reza Sheet"
    • season 4:
      • # 075 - GINA LOLLOBRIGIDA's wardrobe
      • # 076 - Tuscany Valley socialite
    • season 5:
      • # 123 - Chad Armanino in "Sudden Friendship"
    • season 7:
      • # 157 - LESLIE CARON getting undressed for the bathroom scene
    • season 8:
      • # 193 - Falcon Crest Victorian Mansion interiors redressed: walls originally painted lavender
      • # 199 - the well as a "trademark" of STEPHEN BLACK & HENRY STERN's writing
    • season 9:
      • # 207 - JANE WYMAN's reaction after reading the first draft of the seasonal bible
  • season 5 cast credits updated again
  • production data section completed: season 9 completed
  • location database section updated: # 031 - 034 added
  • screensavers updated: now compatible with Windows XP, Vista and 7
  • memorial site updated: LEN LESSER

 
 
Feb 14, 2011:
 

site update:

 
 
Jan 10, 2011:
 

site update:

  • family bibles: Agretti family bible updated again (Carlo Agretti, 1975)
  • behind the scenes information updated again:
    • season 2:
      • # 036 - cameraman's mistake: missing wall in the Falcon Crest Winery Building lab set; Chumley Galleries; mistake: Maggie embraces Cole (Tuscany Valley Inn); details about shootings in Griffith Park added (multiple use of road)
      • # 037 - filming location for the Convent of Lorain; details about filming location for the Convent Sainte Marthe added (interiors)
      • # 038 - filming location for the Café Michel; omitted scene: Vickie and Nick in the hot tub
      • # 040 - mistake: position of Cole's hands (Maggie released from hospital); mistake: Maggie embraces Chase (Gioberti House); omitted scene: Angela, Lance and Melissa in the Falcon Crest Victorian Mansion foyer (discussing Julia)
    • season 3:
      • # 067 - mistake: Julia's and Angela's different positions in the Spring House (interior shots / exterior shots)
    • season 5:
      • # 099 - details about the filming location for Lorraine's grave added
  • season 2 cast credits updated again
  • production data section updated: season 2 replaced; # 214 - 217 added
  • location database section updated: # 023 - 026 added
  • Christmas collages archives updated
  • DVDs: season 2 - editorial review updated: details about different footage added (region 2: # 036)
  • links section updated

 
 
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