Episode 471: Grand Theft Auto (1977)


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By Mary Rotolo and Nic Brown, Mary Rotolo, and Nic Brown: B-Movie Maniacs. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Gun your engines and get ready for the car chase that started the directorial career of one of Hollywood’s biggest directors: Ron Howard! That’s right. The B-Movie Cast is back and we’re checking out the 1977 crash-em-up comedy “Grand Theft Auto”! To help Mary and Nic dig into this Roger Corman classic we’re joined by Beverly Gray. Beverly is an author, film historian. She worked with Corman and later his Concorde-New Horizons Pictures on 170 films…. Oh, and did we mention her biography of actor/filmmaker Ron Howard? Yeah, she’s a pretty good one to talk about Ron Howard’s directorial debut! So, make sure your car insurance is paid up and tune in to the “Grand Theft Auto” episode of the B-Movie Cast!

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