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The Roy Faires Collection, no. 59 - Interview with Danny DeVito (1987)

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  •  Roy Faires talks about the hits of the holiday season, including Overboard (1987) 
  •  Dany DeVito makes his film directorial debut with Throw Momma from the Train (1987) 
  •  Vintage Oprah! 
  •  Look back on DeVito's film and television career 
  •  Faires interviews DeVito about his interest in working behind the camera 
  •  DeVito discusses what he brings to the director's chair 
  •  DeVito looks back on his past roles 
  •  Listen to that music! 
 
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This footage features a portion of the edited December 18, 1987 broadcast of KVUE-TV’s Good Morning Austin. In the segment, Roy Faires talks about the hits of the holiday movie season, including Overboard (1987) and Throw Momma from the Train (1987). Following his review of the film, Faires interviews Danny DeVito, the star and director of Throw Momma from the Train. The picture was DeVito’s film directorial debut. DeVito discusses his interest in working behind the camera and how his past roles led him to to where he is today. Faires worked as a special project director and entertainment critic/reporter at KVUE-TV, Austin’s ABC affiliate, from 1976-1989.
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