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The Origins of Russian Roulette

We're talking about Russian Roulette, and other dangerous film stunts.

Nov. 30, 2022

In this episode we're re-watching the Deer Hunter, the first film made about the Vietnam War after it ended, which featured scenes of POWs (and paid participants in back-alley gambling houses) playing what we know as "Russian Roulette", in which two participants shoot a revolver at their own heads with a bullet randomly placed into one ...


Russian Roulette

We're talking about Russian Roulette, and other dangerous film stunts.

July 31, 2022

In this episode we're re-watching the Deer Hunter, the first film made about the Vietnam War after it ended, which featured scenes of POWs (and paid participants in back-alley gambling houses) playing what we know as "Russian Roulette", in which two participants shoot a revolver at their own heads with a bullet randomly placed into one ...