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80s Picturehouse Episode 86: In Conversation With Fred Williamson.

14Mar

In the 27th of our 'In Conversation With' series, we are joined by Fred 'The Hammer' Williamson.

We chat about:
  • Growing up in Chicago
  • His time at Northwestern college
  • His famous 3 rules for being in a film
  • Going from 'Speedy' to 'The Hammer'
  • Working with Larry Cohen and other directors
  • Forming Po' Boy Productions
  • 80's films; including Bronx Warriors, Vigilante, and the Black Cobra series
  • Gaining a new generation of fans in From Dusk Till Dawn
  • His trademark cigars
  • Why it always ends in a wrestling match when he sees Gary Busey
  • Funding Old School Gangsta
As always, there's much more to hear in this episode...including Both Dave and Thom getting VERY excited at talking with Fred!
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