He performed so well that the bank retained him after discovering the lie about his education. Torn Southern and Nilsson put together their own version of the film which screened at the Sundance Film Festival in early 1988 but it was overtaken by the "official" version from the studio and this version premiered to poor reviews in late January 1988. Whatever the cause it was evidently a source of lingering resentment for Tipton who was one of the few significant collaborators who refused to participate in the 2010 documentary on Nilsson's life and career.
". Harry Edward Nilsson III (June 15 1941 – January 15 1994) was an American singer-songwriter who achieved the peak of his commercial success in the early 1970s. On all but his earliest recordings he is credited as Nilsson.