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In 1980 universal released their block buster film The blues brothers featuring John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd and many famous blues artists and other famous actors including john candy. The Blues brothers earned just under $5 million in its opening weekend and went on to gross $115.2 million in theatres worldwide before its release on home video, dvd and now Blu-ray. It has now since then become a cult classic, spawning the sequel, Blues Brothers 2000, 18 years later. the movie is a tale of redemption for Jake and his brother Elwood, who take on "a mission from God" to save the Catholic orphanage in which they grew up from closing down. To do so they must reunite their band the blues brothers band and organize a performance to earn $5,000 to pay the tax assessor Steven Spielberg.This build is a representation of the chase scene that appears in the feature film the Blues Brothers. in this scene Elwood runs a red light after they leave church and are on their way to Elwood's apartment, but moments later he is pulled over by two Illinois State Police troopers who learn of his suspended license and they attempt to arrest him, when he suddenly speeds off, escaping through the streets of Illinoi and eventually leaving them behind in the shop fronts of Dixie Square Mall. I used reference pictures that I found on Google as well as some screen shots from the movie its self to stay as true to the movies design as possible in Lego form.
This model has up to 750 pieces and contains 4 mini-figs! and the price of this set would be approximately £35.
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The set includes the blues mobile, the state police car, a street with the red light as well as other scenery and the blues brothers microphone's.
This Blues mobile features an opening boot which can store Elwood's iconic bag, their microphone's or other items, the car has space for both Jake and Elwood in front and also space in the back to fit the other members of their band in on their way to the concert. the large mega phone on top is also included so you can also recreate the scene where they are on their way to the concert or it can be knocked off to simulate the damage to the car as it is being chassed by the good old boys, the state police or the Chicago police across the state
This Illinois state police car features an opening boot which can store hand cuffs, guns or other items, has space in the back to fit other officers or convicts and has removable. lights to simulate the damage to the car as it chases the blues brothers across the state
this set includes a small brick wall with the blues brothers concert poster on it and the red light which Elwood completely ignores as he fly's by the police catching there attention in a bad way.
The play features included in this model is:
That the boot on the blues mobile and on the state police car can open or shut
Another one of the features is that the blues mobile can crash through the scenery to evade the police as they were speeding on the path.
another play feature is that the large mega phone can be placed on top of the blues mobile or removed from it
The mini-figs that would be included in this set would be:
1. 'Joliet' Jake Blues
2. Elwood Blues
3.Trooper Mount [cop]
4. Trooper Daniel [cop]
thanks for looking. excelsior!!!