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Film Director John Carpenter on Building Suspense in Horror Movies

Carpenter is best known for the film "Halloween," one of the most successful independent films ever. His other credits include "The Thing," "Christine," "Starman," and "Memoirs of an Invisible Man," starring Chevy Chase. His upcoming movie is "Into the Mouth of Madness." Terry spoke to him in 1988. (Rebroadcast).

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Other segments from the episode on October 28, 1994

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, October 28, 1994: Interview with Raymond McNally; Interview with John Carpenter; Interview with Patrick McGrath; Review of the film "Bullets Over Broadway."

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