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Jaws: The Inside Story (2010)

A fascinating program that goes behind the scenes of Steven Spielberg's landmark 1975 film JAWS.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Dreyfuss ... Himself
Steven Spielberg ... Himself
David Fear David Fear ... Himself
Sid Sheinberg ... Himself
Alison Bailes ... Herself
John Milius ... Himself
Calvin Joe Acord Calvin Joe Acord ... Himself (as Cal Acord)
James-Michael Roddy James-Michael Roddy ... Himself (as J. Michael Roddy)
Robert Shaw ... Himself (archive footage)
Murray Hamilton ... Himself (archive footage)
Richard D. Zanuck ... Himself
Wendy Benchley Wendy Benchley ... Herself
David Brown ... Himself (archive footage)
Helen Gurley Brown ... Herself (archive footage)
William S. Gilmore William S. Gilmore ... Himself
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A fascinating program that goes behind the scenes of Steven Spielberg's landmark 1975 film JAWS.

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perfect companion piece
31 July 2018 | by SnoopyStyleSee all my reviews

It's the iconic summer blockbuster, arguably the first ever. It has the cooperation of Richard Dreyfuss, Steven Spielberg, and almost everyone in between. I wasn't around during its initial run and I sometimes forget that Spielberg was a nobody who became a wunderkind overnight. The production was epic. The result was ground-breaking and it basically wrote a blank cheque for his next film, Close Encounters of Third Kind. It changed cinema period. This has most of the big stories and some of the interesting smaller stories. I know most of the stories but I'm not an expert so I don't know if this missed anything. It is interesting to see the first girl after all these years and Dreyfuss panning the movie before it was released. This is a perfect companion piece to the classic film.


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