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Discussing “The Star Maker” (1981) on The Doll Parts Podcast

Nina and I discuss “The Star Maker,” a two-part, 1981 made for tv movie starring Rock Hudson, Melanie Griffith, Suzanne Pleshette, Teri Copley and Kristian Alfonso. I’ve become fascinated with Rock Hudson’s late career films, which he made toward the end of his life. The made for tv movies in particular have an ominous quality […]

The Vegas Strip War

Despite the fact that Rock Hudson is one of my all-time favorite actors, I had been on the fence about whether to watch what was supposedly his last feature film, a largely forgotten made for TV movie called The Vegas Strip War. It was filmed in 1984, only a year before the Hollywood legend’s death […]

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