PART 2 Part 2 of interview with Gary Meece
I had the pleasure of talking to Gary Meece two times. We have 2 podcasts devoted to this still contoversialcase after 25 years. The poor boys that were murdered at age 8 would now be 33. Its such a horrible story.
Gary wrote a book I highly recommend
The Case Against the West Memphis 3 Killers: A Condensed, Revised Version of Blood on Black and Where the Monsters GoWe talk why he thinks that Damien Echols, Jessie Miskelley and Jason Baldwin are guilty. We talk the other suspects and the Alford plea. Theris so much info out there on this website http://callahan.mysite.com/wm3/img/exh500.html. This case became a cause celeb after the HBO documentary Paradise Lost. HBO did two other documentaries on the case. West Of Memphis was produced by Damien and one of his famous supporters Peter Jackson. There was a movie made that was pro West Memphis 3, not guilty and numerous books pro and con. Gary knows much about this case.
Thanks to Gary for coming on show TWICE because of missing moments. You are a doll!!
I'd like to say the names of the three boys that were brutally murdered. Stevie Branch, Michael Moore and Chris Byers that had their lives brutally taken from them. It breaks my heart. Often times the only three mentioned are Damien, Jessie and Jason. Its all about these three i8 year old boys.
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MY GUEST WAS THE VERY COOL KATHY GARVER, MY BUD POSEIDON WAS MY COHOST, WE TALKED CLASSIC MOVIES AND UNCLE BEEYOOO….
I had my dear pal Poseidon from the very funny blog Poseidons Underground as my co-host. We were delighted to have the very busy Kathy Garver, best known as Cissy in Family Affair. Kathy started acting at three years old. She was in some pretty big flicks. She was the double for Pearl, the adorable tyke being menaced by one of my dreamboats Robert Mitchum In Night Of The Hunter Kathy was in the boat scene when they are floating away from their moms murderer and their fiendish stepfather. She told us about her memories of Robert Mitchum, Charles Laughton, who directed this film and never directed again. Also we head what a sweetie Lillian Gish was. It was not well received at the time but today it is considered a great film and that Charles Laughton did a great job. The cinematography
was amazing. Then she told us about her scene in The Bad Seed she did with Shelley Fabares calling Rhoda (Patty McCormick) a murderer. The scene got cut. She was devastated and her mom wisely told her the scene was too good and they did not want them upstaging Rhoda. It worked. After The Bad Seed she played a slave girl in The Ten Commandments and told us about the actors there. We finally got To Family Affair. WE talked Brian Keith AKA as Uncle Beeeyooooo. Sebastian Cabot and the adorable cherubs Buffy and Jody. Poseidon told us he does not write sad stuff but did for Family Affair. We talked the amazing guest stars, Ida Lupino, Myrna Loy (who Knew) and Heather Angel as Mr French's veddy english nanny Miss Haverstraw. I taled to Poseidon on an earlier podcast that the saddest major fiml actor on one of the shows was Dana Andrews. He appeared as a Friend of Beeyooooo and they moppets found out he was in the slammer for a bit for stealing money from his company. The horror part was Buffy and Jody decide to hide their piggy banks from Dana, the thief..Poor Dana had to watch these two kids talking about him as they hide their piggy banks. His face..
Kathy had to leave us after a half an hour so Poseidon and me talked more about some of these things.
I want to thank Kathy Garver for taking time out of her busy squedule to come on the show.
Thanks Poseidon for being a great co-host.
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