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That's a Wrap - Wk3 JAWS (1975)

Jaws 1975

Universal Pictures

Release Date: June 1, 1975

Director: Steven Spielberg

Producers: Richard Zanuk, David Brown

Written by: Carl Gottlieb, Peter Benchley, Howard Sackler… 634 more words

Action And Adventure

Where in the World?

There’s not much I can add to what has already been documented and enthused over about the place we visited last weekend on a celebratory city break. 194 more words

Travel Writing

The Best Author You've Never Read Vol. 7: Peter Benchley

We all remember Jaws. The classic movie with Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, and Richard Dreyfuss struggle to rid a small tourist beach town of a great white shark, navigating small-town politics, fear, and disbelief throughout. 564 more words


JAWS (1975)

Jaws, is one of, if not the greatest films ever made.

This is why I’m such a fan of horror films. When I was younger I would watch this film religiously every day but then every night I would be too scared to sleep, despite being safe on dry land. 366 more words

Film Reviews

Jaws (1974 Novel)

Jaws by Peter Benchley is the 1974 novel that subsequently became the fantastic 1975 film of the same name.

The book itself is a very interesting read. 138 more words


Quote of the Fortnight: Peter Benchley's "Jaws"

This week’s Quote of the Fortnight is the opening line from Peter Benchley’s novel Jaws, which was made into the blockbuster film that launched Stephen Spielberg’s career as a director. 46 more words


A Sail Through Paradise Part One

I am a landlubber. In fact I just might take “landlubbing” to the extreme. I get little enjoyment from going in the water. I see nothing relaxing about lying under the sun, at a beach, on the sand. 1,309 more words