Bruce Davison

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Season 05 | Episode 04

Bruce Davison


Veteran actor and frequent scene stealer Bruce Davison joins Josh Olson and Joe Dante to discuss a few of his favorite films.

Show Notes:

Movies Referenced In This Episode

Extra School (2017)
Gone With The Wind (1939)
Willard (1971) – Joe Dante’s review, Lee Broughton’s Blu-ray review
Fortune And Men’s Eyes (1971)
Short Cuts (1993) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Longtime Companion (1989)
Last Summer (1969) – Larry Karaszewski’s trailer commentary
Short Eyes (1977)
The Manor (2021)
Ulzana’s Raid (1972) – John Landis’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review and All-Region Blu-ray review
King Solomon’s Mines (1950) – John Landis’s trailer commentary
Snow White and the Seven Dwarves (1937)
Them! (1954) – Joe Dante’s trailer commentary
Tarantula (1955) – Joe Dante’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
20,000 Leagues Under The Sea (1954) – Mick Garris’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Spartacus (1960) – Larry Cohen’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Ben-Hur (1959) – John Landis’s trailer commentary
Psycho (1960) – John Landis’s trailer commentary, Randy Fuller’s wine pairings
Doctor Zhivago (1965)
Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
War and Peace (1965) – Glenn Erickson’s Criterion Blu-ray review
Amarcord (1973) – Bernard Rose’s trailer commentary
The 400 Blows (1959) – Robert Weide’s trailer commentary
Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) – John Landis’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s breakdown of the film’s miniature effects 
Paths of Glory (1957) – George Hickenlooper’s trailer commentary
The Stunt Man (1980)
12 Years A Slave (2013)
Small Soldiers (1998)
The Dirty Dozen (1967) – Ed Neumeier’s trailer commentary
Brass Target (1978)
Avalanche Express (1979)
Jaws (1975) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary
Das Boot (1981)

Other Notable Items

Robert Picardo
Eddie Bracken
Joe’s Amazing Stories episode, Boo! (1986)
Evelyn Keyes
Stephen King
Kingdom Hospital TV series (2004)
The Kingdom TV series (1994)
Lars Von Trier
Robert Altman
Warner Brothers
The Golden Globes
The Academy Awards
Frank Perry
Ozark TV series (2017- )
The New Beverly Cinema
Burt Lancaster
The Little Foxes play by Lillian Hellman (1939)
Harris Yulin 
Flash Gordon serial (1936)
Flash Gordon’s Trip to Mars serial (1938)
Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe serial (1940)
Dave Garroway 
Kukla, Fran and Ollie TV series (1947-1957)
Lamp Unto My Feet TV series (1948-1979)
Modern Farmer TV series 
Captain Kangaroo TV series (1955-1984)
Chief Halftown TV series (1951-1999)
Jeff Zacherle/Roland
Sally Starr
Clint Eastwood
James Arness
Fess Parker
Walt Disney
Davy Crockett miniseries (1954-1955)
Richard Fleischer
Sea Hunt TV series (1958-1961)
Lloyd Bridges
Adam West
My Fair Lady play by George Bernard Shaw (1913)
Grace Kelly
John B. Kelly
Combat! TV series (1962-1967)
Dane Clark
Don Taylor
Tony Curtis
Jean Simmons
Deborah Carr
Stewart Granger
Stanley Kubrick
Laurence Olivier
Anthony Hopkins
Anthony Perkins
Alfred Hitchcock
William Castle
George Pal
Peter O’Toole
Julie Christie
David Lean
Robert Bolt 
Omar Sharif 
The Twelvetrees Cinema a.k.a. The Flick Theater in State College, PA
Anthony Quinn
Federico Fellini
TFH Guru Roger Corman
French New Wave
François Truffaut
Steven Spielberg
Robert Bolton
Kirk Douglas
Dalton Trumbo
Christiane Kubrick
Martin Scorsese
Leonard Maltin
Henry Fonda
Lucille Ball
Ernest Borgnine
Ethel Merman
McHale’s Navy TV series (1962-1966)
Joe Flynn
Lee Marvin
John Cassavettes
Sophia Loren
Max von Sydow
George Kennedy
George S. Patton
Joe Namaith
Robert Shaw

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