Friday, May 21, 2010

Budd Boetticher: the Funhouse interview

This is one of the numerous interviews done for the Funhouse before the "digital era" arrived. I spoke to Budd in September of 2000, and it was a delight. The man was a no-nonsense type who was happy to tell stories about his filmmaking (and bullfighting) past. He was an incredibly engaging individual, as charming as the heroes (and villains) in his pictures.

Here he speaks about his friend John Ford:

And answers a question about filming in CinemaScope:

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