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. Alle 4 Wochen erscheint eine Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 19 hours 18 minutes


Bonus Episode: Waiting For Hoffman

In this bonus episode we take a look at how in the 1980s Cannon Films signed a major star to the biggest deal in entertainment history and still didn't get the movie made. LaBrava was to be an adaptation of the Elmore Leonard (Justified, Get Shorty, Jack...


 2018-08-27  9m

episode 6: The Legend of Supertrain

TV flops don't come much bigger than Supertrain. The big budget series for last place NBC became a punchline and a throwaway reference for years after it was cancelled. So what exactly was Supertrain how did it go off the rails?


 2018-07-23  27m

episode 5: Cliff Robertson Will Not Be Silenced

In 1977 actor Cliff Robertson received a notice in the mail saying he owed taxes a $10,000 payment he received from Columbia Pictures. The only problem was he hadn't worked for Columbia Pictures in the previous year. 


 2018-07-16  25m

episode 4: Winter Kills

Director William Richert had a dream set up for his first feature. It was based on a new popular novel, he had leading man Jeff Bridges, and he had an all-star supporting cast. And then it all went wrong.


 2018-07-09  31m

episode 3: Sorcerer

After earning massive success with The French Connection and The Exorcist, William Friedkin could call his own shots. For his next movie he decided to head into the jungle with a couple of trucks. It nearly killed him.


 2018-07-02  23m

episode 2: Lambada vs The Forbidden Dance

When Menahem Golan left Cannon Films for 21st Century Pictures, he brought with him a grudge that would propel both companies into direct competition to make a movie about the Brazilian dance craze, the lambada. Really.


 2018-06-27  37m

episode 1: The Rural Purge

What caused the mass cancellation of rural based tv shows in the early 1970s?


 2018-06-23  20m

The Industry Trailer

Introducing a new podcast telling stories of Hollywood history.


 2018-06-21  1m