Category Archives: Interviews

Interview: Roy Scheider, December 1977.

Jim Shoffner interviewed Roy Scheider on location for Jaws 2 (1978). He shared his thoughts on Sorcerer. Roy Scheider: It was exciting as an adventure piece, but the way it was edited didn’t allow the audience to participate in the adventure, … Continue reading

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Sorcerer heads to Music City, and an interview with Bud Smith.

A dual-purpose post. First, the Nashville Public Library’s Legends Of Film podcast offers up an interview with Sorcerer editor (and associate producer) Bud Smith. It’s a must. In addition, Nashville’s main library will screen the film for free on September 13 … Continue reading

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Interview: Roy Scheider, Combustible Celluloid.

Jeffrey M. Anderson: Friedkin liked you enough to hire you again, for Sorcerer, the remake of Wages of Fear. How did that come about? What was that like? Roy Scheider: “This is the updated, extended version of [Wages of Fear], with many of … Continue reading

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Interview: Walon Green on the bridge.

Walon Green (from Backstory 3 by Patrick McGilligan): “It’s funny how when you write a script, you worry about things that you don’t need to worry about. I was worried that when they’d come to the bridge, everybody would say, ‘Why don’t they … Continue reading

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Interview: stuntman Nick Dimitri.

Here’s a piece of an interview with stuntman Nick Dimitri, from an article in the Sarasota Herald-Tribune, about his work on Sorcerer. During filming, he tore a knee ligament while being thrown from a car crash at 35 mph in … Continue reading

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Roy Scheider: “I was rehearsing to stay alive.”

Before heading to the Dominican Republic, Roy Scheider got a crash course in truck-driving on some Ventura County, California, back roads. Roy Scheider: “I was rehearsing to stay alive… When we got to the Dominican Republic, I appreciated all that … Continue reading

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Tangerine Dream in Contemporary Keyboard, 1981.

Tangerine Dream’s Peter Baumann and Edgar Froese on their Sorcerer score. From Contemporary Keyboard magazine, April 1981. The image above is the Italian soundtrack LP. Thanks to Jacob’s Tangerine Dream blog. Peter Baumann: “The soundtrack itself, we like, but we … Continue reading

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