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Film Director Joe Dante's Start with Roger Corman

Film director/actor Joe Dante. He started out making trailers for Roger Corman movies and has since gone on to make movies such as "Gremlins," "The Burbs," and "Matinee." A trademark of Dante is always casting actor Dick Miller in a cameo or supporting role. Miller and Dante worked together during their Roger Corman years. (Originally aired 2/15/89)


Other segments from the episode on September 13, 1996

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, September 13, 1996: Interview with Joe Dante; Interview with Roger Corman; Interview with Dick Miller; Review of the film "First Wives Club.'


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