The Third Foot: The Making of “The Conqueror” (Bonus Episode)
- Released: Friday, February 25th, 2022
Filed Under: Barry McStay, Ben Van Der Velde, Podcast, Third Foot, TV & Film
For this month’s bonus episode we have a guest! Having recently covered the World’s Worst Historical Movie, one listener got in touch to bring a major omission to our attention: The Conqueror, starring John Wayne as Genghis Khan. That was enough of an elevator pitch to catch our attention. Even better, Ryan Uytdewilligen has also written a book about that ill-fated project. We have brought him onto this Third Foot to tell us all about Howard Hughes’s love of epics, John Wayne’s dumpster diving and how literally toxic this entire production was.
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