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Podcast: Revisiting The Golden Age – ‘Freaks’ (1932) feat. Jake Lawler

Revisiting The Golden Age Episode 2: “Freaks” (1932) feat. Jake Lawler

Inside The Film Room co-founder Jake Lawler joins host Josh Martin to discuss Tod Browning’s “Freaks” (1932). Jake and Josh unpack the nuances of this unique classic, which remains a landmark for the representation of disability in cinema.

Follow Jake on Twitter (@Jakelawler42) and be on the lookout for “Good Samaritans,” Jake’s debut short film, premiering at Film Fest 919 on October 29th.

Follow Josh on Twitter and Letterboxd (@MartinOnMovies) and check out his work at Film Inquiry, Inside The Film Room, and Aspect: Journal of Film and Media Studies.

In Case You Missed It…

The debut episode of “Revisiting The Golden Age” featured Josh and film critic Jesse Nussman of Film Inquiry’s “The Latest,” as the two discuss Leo McCarey’s “Duck Soup” (1933), the classic Paramount comedy starring Groucho, Chico, Harpo, and Zeppo Marx.

New episodes will release every Tuesday and Friday, and can be found wherever podcasts are available. Don’t forget to subscribe, rate and review, and follow Josh on Twitter @MartinOnMovies!


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