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The "King of Bad Taste."

Director and actor Paul Bartel. Bartel's acting credits include roles in "Fame" and "L.A. Law," but he's best known for his direction of several black comedies, such as "Eating Raoul," which he also co-wrote and acted in. Bartel's new film, "Scenes from the Class Struggle in Beverly Hills," has just been released. It stars Ed Begley Jr. and Jacqueline Bisset.


Other segments from the episode on July 5, 1989

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, July 5, 1989: Interview with D. A. Pennebaker; Interview with Paul Bartel; Commentary on summer festivals.


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