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Bob Shallit: Colin Hanks tackles story of Tower Records

MTV spoke with Colin Hanks about his documentary project about the story of Tower records recently.

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But the MTV story is confirmed by Tower founder Russ Solomon, who says he’s been interviewed by Hanks and considers the project “extremely flattering.”

But, Solomon adds, “I told them they’re nuts. How are they going to make any money on it?”

Also contacted by the filmmakers was Dick Harris, the first manager of Tower’s Watt Avenue store, which opened in 1960.

Harris was interviewed on film – at the now-closed Watt site – and came away impressed. “These guys are serious,” he says. “It’s not two kids with a hand-held camera.”

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