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The Worst Historical Movie Ever? with William Nunez

June 25, 2024
00:00 41:32
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In 1956, a movie about the life of Genghis Khan was released. The actor who played Genghis Khan? Wait for it....
John Wayne!
And the result was... well... even worse than anyone could have imagined. The Conqueror is widely considered one of the worst films ever made and the decision to cast virtually all white actors and actresses has not aged well. 
This movie is so bad... it's BAD.
Filmmaker William Nunez has just written, directed, and produced a documentary on this monstrosity of a film, titled The Conqueror: Hollywood Fallout. In this episode, we interview Mr. Nunez about his documentary and the broader issue of nuclear testing during the Cold War. 

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Host: Richard Lim
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Artist: Nip Rogers,

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