In this episode I’ll be talking, briefly, about Dallas Debs, sometimes called Dallas Debutantes, a screenplay written by John Hughes, at some point in 1982. Very little is written about the film, so I uncover what I can
Tag: ABC Motion Pictures
A look into the production and development of Mr. Mom, and how it almost but not quite embraced 1980s feminism. This isn’t a review podcast, but rather tracing how the film got made and some aspects of the creation. Mr. Mom was released to theatres in select cities on July 22, 1983.
Mr. Mom is available from Shout Factory and probably a bunch of other places.
Special guest star: Sarah Innis as Lauren Shuler Donner
John Hughes’ first film National Lampoon’s Class Reunion is a seldom-seen but seminal work in the career of John Hughes. Released October 29, 1982, Mike Miller (Silent Rage) directs a Bechdel Test–passing film which features the “undistinguished” talents of Gerrit Graham (Used Cars), Michael Lerner (Barton Fink), Stephen Furst (Animal House), Mews Small (One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest), Blackie Dammett, and a superfluous appearance by the legendary Chuck Berry.
National Lampoon’s Class Reunion is currently unavailable to stream legally but can be purchased used on DVD.
Special guest stars: Tanya as Tish Sweater, and Kelly Hopeless as herself!