Atari: Game Over

Synopsis: A crew digs up all of the old Atari 2600 game cartridges of "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial" that were tossed into a landfill in the 1980s.
Genre: Documentary
 
IMDB:
6.7
TV-14
Year:
2014
66 min
37 Views


And then one day

it was just gone.

Sometime in the mid '80s,

it just disappeared.

And there were no

more Atari games.

And I always wondered

what happened.

Where did it go?

So, this is the famous landfill?

Yeah.

The burial... the final

resting ground of E.T.?

Yeah, this is the place.

This road here, this gate, this

is exactly the way the Ataris

would have came through.

Through that ditch,

and up through here.

This was the only access in.

Back in those days, it

was just pure desert.

And is there any way

to get through this,

or are we, I mean...

Well, yeah, it's a

high security gate.

Just duck under.

Yeah, I guess that works.

Heh, heh, heh.

Joe Lewandowski's

been the garbage guru, if you

will, for a number of years.

He operated various

waste disposal companies

within Alamogordo

and Otero county.

And when it comes to

the Atari graveyard,

I believe he probably

has more direct knowledge

of anybody else.

Joe's the guy that's

advising the city,

and telling the city

where everything is.

And I think that he's the only

guy that might be able to walk

out to that dump, and point to

a spot on the ground, and say,

this is where it's at.

So, so this whole area,

this is where it's buried?

Some people don't believe

it's there, but trust me,

it's there.

You can kind of feel it.

Right?

It that just me?

Ah, that's pretty much you.

It's just me.

So what are these

little boxes, here?

Each one of those boxes

represents where garbage is.

I see.

Someone would write

down, oh, that's

where we put the Atari trash.

That's where we put, you know.

That's the problem.

Nobody did.

We do today.

So it's looking for... it's

like looking for a haystack

in a pile of haystacks.

Pretty much.

And then looking for the

needle inside that haystack.

Rate this script:(0.00 / 0 votes)

Unknown

The writer of this screenplay is unknown. more…

All Unknown scripts | Unknown Scripts

FAVORITE (0 fans)

Submitted on August 05, 2018

Translation

Translate and read this script in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Український (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Discuss this Atari: Game Over script with the community:

Citation

Use the citation below to add this screenplay to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"Atari: Game Over" Scripts.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Web. 28 Feb. 2020. <https://www.scripts.com/script/atari%3A_game_over_3216>.

We need you!

Help us build the largest writers community and scripts collection on the web!

Watch the movie trailer

Atari: Game Over

The Marketplace:

Sell your Script !

Get listed in the most prominent screenplays collection on the web!


The Studio:

ScreenWriting Tool

Write your screenplay and focus on the story with many helpful features.


Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.