Lost Steve Jobs interview heading to theaters in November

The interest in Apple's late co-founder Steve Jobs seems to be continuing. This week it was announced that a film interview with Jobs, featuring footage made 16 years ago, will be shown in select movie theaters in the US on November 16-17. The film, titled Steve Jobs: The Lost Interview, will be shown in 19 cities as part of the Landmark Theaters chain.

Only a few minutes of the interview with Jobs, back before he returned to Apple as CEO in 1997, have been seen before by the public in a 1995 PBS documentary called Triumph of the Nerds. The full 70 minute interview was thought to be lost until someone in London found an unedited copy of the video. It has now been restored and the full unedited video interview is the basis for the new film.

Interest in Jobs since his death last month at the age of 56 has extended to his official biography which came out two weeks after his passing. Reuters reports that the book, by author Walter Isaacson, sold 379,000 print copies in its first week, according to figures supplied by Nielsen's BookScan. Those numbers don't include sales of digital book copies via Amazon's Kindle service or Apple's own iBook service. Amazon has already predicted that the book will be its biggest seller for 2011.

The interest in Jobs even extends to the glasses that he sometimes wore in keynote addresses. The Wall Street Journal reports that the $450 glasses, made by Lunor of Germany, are being promoted on the company's web site simply as "The Glasses of Steve Jobs."

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StepASide said,
Seems his ghost is refusing to leave this world.. better call the ghostbusters..

at least they will no charge twice more for same service

smartphones such as iPhone have made their users so stupid that they start to worship a single businessman.

theaters? seriosuly?.... that's a little overkill... when Bell died, tesla died, edison died nothing like this happened (to this extent)... when Gates dies I doubt this will happen....

"Lost"...yeah right. Something that ended up on the cutting room floor, discovered, has JOBS name attached to it, now lets throw this out and the public will stand in line because it is tied to Apple. Good lord people, I didn't care for Apple products, but let the poor guy go...last couple years the guy has been sick...LET IT GO. Worse than the morons that leave crap at Jimmie Hendrix grave in Washington. Bunch of zombie groupies.

naap51stang said,
Worse than the morons that leave crap at Jimmie Hendrix grave in Washington. Bunch of zombie groupies.

Except, let's be clear about this...

Jimi had a gift, a true talent for making the human experience a better one - and therefore the world with it. That is what he's remembered for so many decades later.

Jobs was a salesman. He sold gadgets that will be obsolesced by design in 18 months.

Steve's real gift to humanity is that he funded PIXAR. That is what he will be remembered for in the years and decades to come.

Every time I read people complaining and whining about Steve Jobs news, I can't help but laugh at the fact that John Callaham is enjoying the extra hits and comments on his news, therefore getting paid even more. Keep up the good work.

sexypepperoni said,
Every time I read people complaining and whining about Steve Jobs news, I can't help but laugh at the fact that John Callaham is enjoying the extra hits and comments on his news, therefore getting paid even more. Keep up the good work.
Obviously you have no clue how sites like this work lol

sexypepperoni said,
Every time I read people complaining and whining about Steve Jobs news, I can't help but laugh at the fact that John Callaham is enjoying the extra hits and comments on his news, therefore getting paid even more. Keep up the good work.

I actually find it funny that it's always the same people whining over and over about apple news, rumors or something, instead of just ignoring them they fell they have to join and put a retarded comment makin them look stupid about how we should not see this, or this should not be here, or it's old, or who cares. Jesus kids, grow up, buy some hair and get a life outside of your retarded hatred to apple. Nobody but you cares, you feel me?

No I'm not an apple fanboy. Just if u wanted to know

sbdb said,
Obviously you have no clue how sites like this work lol

no, that would be you.

as far as this article is concerned, not a single **** was given this day.

sexypepperoni said,
Every time I read people complaining and whining about Steve Jobs news, I can't help but laugh at the fact that John Callaham is enjoying the extra hits and comments on his news, therefore getting paid even more. Keep up the good work.

So writing troll posts is something to celebrate, you must fail a lot at life.

Regardless of how much people want to whine, people care about this news. It generates clicks. People watch his documentaries/interviews. It's interesting to people. As much as we want to complain about it, it's a reality and the drama is here to stay.

It's a ****ing interview. Air it on nightly news and be done with it. It doesn't need screening in theaters. All hail the Church of Jobs, I guess...

Tweaky Nippleton said,
It's a ****ing interview. Air it on nightly news and be done with it. It doesn't need screening in theaters. All hail the Church of Jobs, I guess...

As much as I'd like to see this Interview myself I have to agree, showing it in theaters is a bit stupid...

"The full 70 minute interview was thought to be lost until someone in London found an unedited copy of the video." Yeah sure. Someone was sitting on this until he died so they could cash in.
Not sure why anyone would pay to see an interview with Jobs.

smooth3006 said,
the guys dead... they should leave it at that.

he would of wanted it this way.. he wants every person to think of him and apple as much as humanly possible.. I wouldnt be suprised if apple has been working on a movie about his life.. "Thinking Differently".. But the movie would only be able to be seen if you pay 30 dollars to buy it and you need to own an ipad, iphone and a iTheatre (hasnt been released yet) to watch it.

Lachlan said,

he would of

"Would of"? From an English-speaking country, no less. I bet he would have also wanted even the dumbest people on the internet to speak proper English.

DerpDerp said,

"Would of"? From an English-speaking country, no less. I bet he would have also wanted even the dumbest people on the internet to speak proper English.

Whats with you grammar nazis latley?

smooth3006 said,
the guys dead... they should leave it at that.

So you want to live in a future where all of a sudden, we no longer look to the past?

STOP ALL ARCHAEOLOGY, IT'S ALL ALREADY HAPPENED. LEAVE IT AT THAT!!!