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Episode 060: The United Film Distribution Company and Taurus Entertainment - Part Three

July 21, 2021

As we conclude our multi-part miniseries, The United Film Distribution Company, one of the first distributors to be operated by a motion picture exhibition company, has become Taurus Entertainment, and will go on one of the worst runs of film releases any distribution company has ever had.

Before you listen to this episode, please make sure you have already listened to Parts One and Two of this series, as some things discussed on this episode are continuations of ideas and items discussed in the other episodes.

The movies discussed during this episode include:
Angel Town (1990, Eric Karson)
Best of the Best (1989, Robert Radler)
Beverly Hills Brats (1989, Jim Sotos)
Black Eagle (1988, Eric Karson)
BraveStarr: The Movie (1988, Tom Tataranowicz)
Class of 1999 (1990, Mark L. Lester)
Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam (1988, Bill Couterie)
Domino (1989, Ivana Massetti)
Elliot Fauman, Ph. D. (1990, Ric Klass)
Fist Fighter (1989, Frank Zuniga)
Ghoulies Go to College (1991, John Carl Buechler)
Heaven Becomes Hell (1989, Mickey Nivelli)
The Invisible Kid (1988, Avery Crounse)
Martians Go Home (1990, David Odell)
Miss Firecracker (1989, Thomas Schlamme)
Mortuary Academy (1988, Zane Levitt)
Old Explorers (1990, Bill Polhad)
On the Make (1989, Sam Hurwitz)
Rachel River (1989, Sandy Smolan)
Slaughterhouse Rock (1988, Dimitri Logothetis)
The Shaman (1988, Michael Yakub)
A Shock to the System (1990, Jan Egleson)
Spontaneous Combustion (1990, Tobe Hooper)
Two Evil Eyes (1991, George A. Romero and Dario Argento)
Wired (1989, Larry Peerce)