July 2-4, 1982: A short listed week here. The only new major release is the Don Bluth animated film, The Secret of NIMH. We have moved last week’s rerelease of Disney’s Bambi to this episode as it not only fills space, but pairs well with the discussion of NIMH.
We’ll also be discussing the box office report, notable news stories, the top 10 Nielsen rated tv programs for the week and the top 10 of Casey Kasem’s weekly top 40 from the week these films were released.
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RUNTIME: 46 minutes
The Summer of ’82 at 40 is a weekly retrospective journey through American pop culture during May, June, July and August of 1982. Brandon Peters and Forbes’ Scott Mendelson take a weekend by weekend look at the films released during the summer as well as the news stories, television and music that rounded out the public’s lives as they lined the pockets of the box office to see these movies.