Jamie Lee-Curtis on being the 'scream queen'

Title:
Jamie Lee-Curtis on being the 'scream queen'
NFSA ID:
1243508
Year:
1980
Courtesy:
Mike Walsh AM, OBE Hayden Productions
Category:
Access fees

Jamie Lee Curtis talks with guest compere Ita Buttrose about tiringĀ of being a 'scream queen'. She admits 'I'm a little tired of screaming ... Finding your best friend dead every movie is a little tough.'

Lee Curtis appeared in a number of horror and slasher films in the late 1970s and early 80s including: Halloween (1978), The Fog (1980), Prom Night (1980) and Terror Train (1980).

In Australia to shoot and promote the Australian thriller Road Games (Richard Franklin, 1981), Lee Curtis says this role has been a welcome change.

Clip from The Mike Walsh Show: Episode 0088.