Episode 37: Bill Lustig

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Bill speaks with filmmaker and Blue Underground CEO Bill Lustig about his many experiences in film, from his childhood experiences on 42nd Street regular to directing cult favorites like MANIAC and VIGILANTE and working in home video with companies like Anchor Bay Entertainment. Topics discussed include Netflix, character actors, ALICE SWEET ALICE, filming car chases with Randy Jurgensen, the differences between East and West Coast adult films of the 1970s, Duke Mitchell, TRUE ROMANCE and  the economic realities of the home video business.

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Visit the official site of Blue Underground:
Blue Underground - DVD and Blu-ray Cult Classics

Hear Bill Lustig in conversation with Elvis Mitchell on The Treatment:
William Lustig: Maniac and Vigilante

Hear Bill Lustig talk about his uncle, Jake LaMotta, on Movie Geeks United: 35th Anniversary: RAGING BULL

Read Bill Lustig's interview with Daily Grindhouse: http://dailygrindhouse.com/thewire/william-lustig-the-dg-interview/

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James Laczkowski