Episode 362: Winter Kills (1979)

Special Guest: William Richert
Guest Co-Hosts: Jeff Meyers, Matthew Socey

Based on the 1974 novel by , William Richert's Winter Kills (1979) tells the tale of Nick Kegan (Jeff Bridges), half brother of President Tim Kegan who was assassinated in Philadelphia in February 1960. When he receives a deathbed confession from the man who allegedly shot President Kegan, Nick goes down the rabbit-hole, trying sort out the truth from the lies and obfuscations of everyone around him, including his father, Pa Kegan (John Huston).

William Richert discusses the making of the film -- a story which rivals the on-screen antics. Matthew Socey and Jeff Meyers join Mike to talk about comic conspiracy films.

Listen/Download Now:

Links:
Buy Winter Kills (The Director's Cut) on DVD
Watch Winter Kills on Amazon Prime Video
Buy Winter Kills on DVD
Buy Winter Kills by Richard Condon

Music:
Score by Maurice Jarre
"The Lunatics (Have Taken Over The Asylum)" - Fun Boy Three

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4/25/2018

1 comment:

  1. Boy, that William Richert can sure talk... wish he was actually saying something.

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