Steve Bisley / David Del Valle
Winner of 2 AFI’s (Silver City, The Big Steal), Iconic Aussie actor Steve Bisley played Jim Goose in the original Mad Max. After Goose, Bisley was in regular demand in both Australian cinema and TV playing a range of characters. He is particularly well known for his roles in TV dramas such as The Flying Doctors, Police Rescue, G.P, Water Rats and Sea Patrol. He still does stage work and recently appeared in the movie Boar, mini-series Brock and TV series Doctor Doctor.
In the latest Film Buffs podcast, Bisley talks about preparing to direct his debut feature, Pauline, an adaption of his memoir ‘Stillways’, published by HarperCollins in 2013. Bisley has started an Indiegogo campaign, raising funds to develop Pauline, allowing him to apply to Australian funding bodies, securing production funding for the film. If you would like more information and to make a contribution, follow the link below.
Hollywood correspondent David Del Valle is a journalist, columnist, film historian, radio and television commentator on the horror/science-fiction/cult and fantasy film genres. He has contributed to magazines internationally, wrote on film history with a column, Camp David, now archived at FilmsInReview.com.
David has recently completed a trilogy of books from Bear Manor Media, beginning with Lost Horizons Beneath The Hollywood Sign, followed by Six Reels Under and then finally Del Valley of the Dolls. These essays comprise his 25 years as a Hollywood agent and correspondent, observing the aspiring show business types whose dreams of stardom became their lost horizons.
In this week’s podcast, he talks about the art of the DVD commentary, Orson Welles, Luana Anders, Curtis Harrington and more!