The Industry

The Industry is a podcast that takes a closer look at some of the lesser known (and perhaps intentionally) forgotten stories of movie history. Insane productions, scandalous lawsuits, victories from the jaws of defeat, and the occasional crime are the order of the day in this Industry. Each story is explored with experts who know or with the people who were there. See for privacy and opt-out information.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 29m. Bisher sind 38 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint alle 4 Wochen.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 19 hours 18 minutes


episode 7: Woodstock on Wheels? The Failure of Medicine Ball Caravan

We Have Come For Your Dollars


 2020-11-18  48m

episode 6: My Wife! From Kazakhstan Watched the New Borat (Bonus Episode)

When I met my wife, I only knew one thing about her home country


 2020-10-25  8m

episode 5: How Superman IV Became a Disaster: Christopher Reeve's Two-Picture Deal

But Superman IV spawned Morgan Freeman's career


 2020-09-16  49m

episode 4: Blood Circus — Inside an Infomercial Star's One-Ring Circus

Wrestling, rock and fake gold: What could go wrong?


 2020-07-22  41m

episode 3: The Other John Barry

John Barry won an Oscar for Star Wars – then worked on a disaster


 2020-06-11  40m

episode 2: Five Days of the Tiger

In 1971 actor Elliott Gould was on top of world. Then he started A Glimpse of Tiger, a new movie that he was starring and producing. What followed was a tumultuous five day production that would see Gould fire his director, terrify his co-star, and have ...


 2020-04-10  22m

episode 1: Behold... The Apple!

When Israeli filmmaker Menahem Golan wanted to break into Hollywood he went all in on an over the top disco musical. Unfortunately by 1980, when his movie was released, disco was dead and the reaction to his flashy new film didn’t go according to plan.


 2020-03-17  23m

Bonus Episode: A Very Special Presentation

Slow, melancholy, and the true meaning of Christmas. It might sound more like a December mass at a local church but it's actually commonly used description of a beloved holiday classic: A Charlie Brown Christmas. In this bonus episode we go over how thi...


 2019-12-16  12m

episode 8: A Not So New Hope

Patrick Read Johnson first wrapped on his autobiographical film 5-25-77 back in 2004. The title refers to the day Star Wars was released and how it changed his life. In the years since then he's be working to get the picture finished his own way. In 2019...


 2019-11-06  23m

episode 7: How To Slice A Sicilian

Director Michael Cimino has a complicated history. As Oscar and Razzie winner who only made seven films, Cimino frequently found himself struggling with producers to get his vision out. When the producers of The Sicilian felt his version was too long he...


 2019-10-23  23m