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Texas Chainsaw Massacre: A Family Portrait (1988)

Video  -  Documentary  -  1988 (USA)
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A documentary about the classic 'Texas Chainsaw Massacre' film, including interviews with Gunnar Hansen (LEATHERFACE), Edwin Neal (THE HITCHHIKER), John Dugan (GRANDPA) and Jim Seidow (OLD MAN).

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A documentary about the classic 'Texas Chainsaw Massacre' film, including interviews with Gunnar Hansen (LEATHERFACE), Edwin Neal (THE HITCHHIKER), John Dugan (GRANDPA) and Jim Seidow (OLD MAN).

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Includes footage and never before seen production photos from The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974). See more »

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Interesting dialogue, insanely boring presentation
22 February 2004 | by (Boston, MA) – See all my reviews

The things the actors say are interesting, too bad Shellady didnt film them in any sort of interesting way. talking head, talking head, talking head... Ed Neal's shot is blurry, Seidow comes off like hes in a nursing home, and Dugans cat steals his scenes from him. Would have been nice to get comments from Henkel or someone else behind the scenes. a lot of stuff got repeated (OK! IT WAS HOT WHEN YOU FILMED THE DINNER SCENE!!!) but otherwise it was interesting. See if someone transcripted it, it'll beat watching it.


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