A Documentary Podcast About Overlooked Movie History


Oct. 9, 2019

The Rebellion of Jamaa Fanaka

Jamaa Fanaka was the most prolific college filmmaker of all time. Once he left college he found Hollywood to not be so inclusive.…

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Sept. 25, 2019

He Really Was That Masked Man

On paper it was a great idea. Bringing the iconic character of The Lone Ranger to the silver screen should have brought with it g…

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Sept. 11, 2019

No Mr. Bond, I Expect You In Court

The James Bond series has been going for over 50 years. In that time the MI:6 agent has fought many villains. However, for many f…

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Aug. 28, 2019

The (Almost, But Not Quite) Return of Billy Jack

In the 1970's actor Tom Laughlin helped change the industry with his advertising and distribution ideas for his Billy Jack series…

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Aug. 14, 2019

The Dino De Laurentiis Million Dollar Giveaway

Robertino Yanzanny was just a teenager in Puerto Rico when he fell in love with the movies and developed an admiration for super …

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July 31, 2019

The Great Gleason Pivot

Jackie Gleason is an entertainment legend. He's one guy who truly did it all. Movies, Broadway, conducted his own orchestra (!), …

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May 9, 2019

Season Two Trailer

A new season of The Industry is coming this summer, with more lesser known stories of Hollywood history. Check out season one at …

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Nov. 26, 2018

The Ballad of Coy and Vance

The Dukes of Hazzard was a top ten show heading into its fifth season. That's when a report came out revealing just how much the …

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Oct. 29, 2018

Staring at the Sunn

Aliens, mountain men, and Jesus were the stars of the day for Sunn Classic Pictures. Throughout the 1970s, Sunn Classic proved to…

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Sept. 30, 2018

Mr. Dugan Doesn't Go To Washington

Mister Dugan had the potential to be a hit show. It was a topical series about a recently elected idealistic black congressman wh…

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Aug. 27, 2018

Bonus Episode: Waiting For Hoffman

In this bonus episode we take a look at how in the 1980s Cannon Films signed a major star to the biggest deal in entertainment hi…

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July 23, 2018

The Legend of Supertrain

The fall season for NBC in the 1978-79 season was a disaster. It was such a wreck that virtually of their fall debuts were gone b…

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July 16, 2018

Cliff Robertson Will Not Be Silenced

In 1977 actor Cliff Robertson received a notice in the mail saying he owed taxes a $10,000 payment he received from Columbia Pict…

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July 9, 2018

Winter Kills

Director William Richert had a dream set up for his first feature film. It was based on a new popular novel from the author of Th…

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July 2, 2018


After earning massive success in the early 1970's with the movies The French Connection and The Exorcist, William Friedkin could …

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June 27, 2018

Lambada vs The Forbidden Dance

When Menahem Golan left Cannon Films for 21st Century Pictures, he brought with him a grudge that would propel both companies int…

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June 22, 2018

The Rural Purge

The Rural Purge is legend of television history. A landmark time and a watershed moment when TV decided to leave behind the down …

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June 20, 2018

The Industry Trailer

Introducing a new podcast telling stories of Hollywood history.

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