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Episode 059: The United Film Distribution Company and Taurus Entertainment - Part Two

July 8, 2021

We continue our 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. This week, we talk about several of their biggest successes, including Mark L. Lester's Class of 1984, Richard Hiltzik's Sleepaway Camp, and the Gone With the Wind of zombie movies, George A. Romero's Day of the Dead.

 

Titles covered during this episode:

1990: The Brox Warriors (1983, Enzo Castellari)
Choke Canyon (1986, Chuck Bail)
Day of the Dead (1985, George A. Romero)
Double Exposure (1987, Nico Mastorakis)
Flanagan (1985, Scott D. Goldstein)
The Jigsaw Man (1983, Terrence Young)
Retribution (1987, Guy Magar)
Sleepaway Camp (1983, Robert Hiltzik)
Terminal Entry (1988, John Kincaide)