The New Beverly Cinema in Los Angeles is presenting a four-dayGrindhouse Film Festival tribute to actor Clu Gulager this week, beginning with a double-bill tonight of RETURN OF THE LIVING DEAD and FEAST (the later directed by Gulager’s son John). The screening of RETURN will be followed by a question-and-answer session with most of the cast and crew: writer-director Dan O’Bannon, actors James karen, Don Calfa, Thom Matthews, Brian Peck, Beverly Randolph, and Jewel Shepard, production designer William Stout, and makeup artists Tony Gardner and Kenny Myers.
The double bill repeats tomorrow night, with guests from FEAST in attendance. The tribute concludes with a double bill of THE KILLERS and THE LAST PICTURE SHOW on Friday and Saturday. Gulager will be in attendance to answer questions at all of the screenings screenings. According to the New Beverly’s press release:
Each night will feature a Q&A between the films, with Clu Gulager and others discussing the making of these amazing films and working with some of Hollywood’s greatest actors and directors. Also expect some incredible stories and behind the scenes info that you won’t hear anywhere else as Clu dishes the dirt on working both inside and outside the Hollywood system!
The New Beverly is located one block west of La Brea at 7165 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036. (323) 938-4038.