Allan Arkush on

Eat My Dust

Released 1976
Distributor New World Pictures

First in the New World smashathon car chase series, made economically to say the least by vet Corman scribe Chuck Griffith. The ensuing wave of drive-in car crash pictures filled LA’s junkyards to overflowing with twisted metal. Allan lets us in on the secrets of New World trailerizing.

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About Allan Arkush

A record collector and film buff from birth, Allan Arkush brought his two loves together in directing the cult classic Rock ‘n’ Roll High School. Back in the day Allan was directing and executive producing television series like Heroes, and Crossing Jordan.  He has also directed episodes of Ally McBeal, Moonlighting, St. Elsewhere, Fame, A Series of Unfortunate Events and TV Movies like Elvis Meets Nixon and Shake Rattle & Rock as well as the mini-series, The Temptations, for which he won an Emmy. He used to have a lost film, Get Crazy, but Kino/Lorber found it in time for Christmas 2021. His day job is teaching Film production & history at the AFI.