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Freak accidents happen, sure, and sometimes you take every precaution and tragedies still unfold… but that’s not what happened in the stories we’re telling today. This week we discuss deaths on movie sets and the hubris of the filmmakers who caused them.
[0:00] Marks talks about the time he was an extra in an unreleased movie filmed in a sex dungeon
[8:36] We talk about the lively facebook discussion that ensued from last week’s episode and announce our next watch-along genre: BOATCORE!
[19:30] We talk about what we’ve been watching lately, which leads to a discussion of our love for theatergoing, a rant about people lying about a movie to get you to watch it, and a lot of other tangents.
[49:30] Our main topic: Tragedies on film sets.
Stuff we referenced:
- The Twilight Zone Tragedy: How Vic Morrow’s death changed the way films are made – https://slate.com/culture/2012/07/the-twilight-zone-tragedy-how-vic-morrows-death-changed-the-way-films-are-made.html
- A Train, a Narrow Trestle and 60 Seconds to Escape: How ‘Midnight Rider’ Victim Sarah Jones Lost Her Life – https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/general-news/midnight-rider-accident-sarah-jones-death-gregg-allman-685976/
- ‘Midnight Rider’ Filmmakers Edited Footage from Horrific Train Accident Shoot – https://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/midnight-rider-filmmakers-edited-footage-horrific-train-accident/story?id=29758781
- Late Late Breakfast Show cancellation announcement – https://youtu.be/HTKtDmWAaPY
- Noel Edmonds stunt crash – https://youtu.be/TeQs2fpU1eI
- Man Rehearsing Houdini Stunt Dies in 100-Foot Plunge – https://apnews.com/article/8ece5f0d7a504b98d55c9e41d487e5c1