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Episode 058: The United Film Distribution Company and Taurus Entertainment - Part One

June 23, 2021

We begin a multi-part miniseries on The United Film Distribution Company and Taurus Entertainment, one of the first distributors to be operated by a motion picture exhibition company, who teamed with filmmaker George A. Romero to produce and/or distribute several of his most popular and enduring movies, including Dawn of the Dead and Creepshow.

The movies discussed on this episode include:

Class of 1984 (1982, Mark L. Lester)
Creepshow (1982, George A. Romero)
Dawn of the Dead (1978, Geroge A. Romero)
Death Screams (1982, David Nelson)
The Kentucky Fried Movie (1977, John Landis)
Knightriders (1981, George A. Romero)
Lion of the Desert (1981, Moustapha Akkad)
Mother’s Day (1980, Charles Kaufman)
Q: The Winged Serpent (1982, Larry Cohen)
The Sinful Bed (1973, Ralf Gregan)
Sitting Ducks (1980, Henry Jaglom)
Tintorera: Killer Shark (1978, René Cardona Jr.)