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…On the Passing of A Man.

Posted by Steve on September 5, 2008

In a world where movie trailers are ubiquitous, their narration is ruled by the iron voices of a few.

Two of them in particular are associated with the “In a world…” motif: Hal Douglas and Don LaFontaine. Mr. LaFontaine, who appeared in a Geico commercial, died Monday at age 68. He was perhaps the more famous of the two, having often been parodied, appearing in the commercial, and so forth. As far as I can tell, a man glad to participate in poking fun at himself and his industry.

On account of which, there is this gem of a short film:

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