ACT#003 – Robert Shaw

The subject of the third episode in the actor strain of special podcasts, Robert Shaw, was nominated by Paul. Born in 1927 in Lancashire in the United Kingdom, Shaw had a career that lasted 31 years despite his untimely death at the age of 51 in August 1978 from a heart attack.

 

F6F0NN Film Title:  JAWS.  DIRECTOR:   Steven Spielberg STUDIO:  UNIVERSAL PICTURES.  PLOT:   From the best selling novel by Peter Benchley:   When a  Great White Shark terrorizes a popular Massachusetts resort during the summer tourist season, three unlikely partners team up to hunt down the rogue fish.  They are the new chief of police recently relocated from New York (Roy Scheider), a young university-educated oceanographer (Richard Dreyfuss), and a master fisherman, Quint (Robert Shaw), an eccentric, grizzled shark-hunter. Winner of 3 Academy Awards:  Best Sound, Best Original Score, Best Film Ed
F6F0NN Film Title: JAWS. DIRECTOR: Steven Spielberg STUDIO: UNIVERSAL PICTURES. PLOT: From the best selling novel by Peter Benchley: When a Great White Shark terrorizes a popular Massachusetts resort during the summer tourist season, three unlikely partners team up to hunt down the rogue fish. They are the new chief of police recently relocated from New York (Roy Scheider), a young university-educated oceanographer (Richard Dreyfuss), and a master fisherman, Quint (Robert Shaw), an eccentric, grizzled shark-hunter. Winner of 3 Academy Awards: Best Sound, Best Original Score, Best Film Ed

The films chosen by Paul for us to watch were as follows:

Robert A Man For All Seasons (1966) / Battle of the Bulge (1965)
Michael The Sting (1973)
Marc The Taking of Pelham One-Two-Three (1974)
Paul Jaws (1975)
Group The Caretaker (1963) / From Russia With Love (1963)

Our next main podcast will look at The Boy, The Martian and The General.
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