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January 27, 2023

Episode 609: The Plastic Dome of Norma Jean (1966)

Episode 609: The Plastic Dome of Norma Jean (1966) Special Guest: Juleen Compton
Guest Co-Hosts: Richard Hatem, Jim Donahue

Released in 1966, Juleen Compton’s The Plastic Dome of Norma Jean stars Sharon Henesy as the titular Norma Jean. She’s an innocent and a clairvoyant who summons up a rock band to join her at her titular Plastic Dome, a large structure which comes to act like a tent in a holy revival.

Jim Donahue and Richard Hatem join Mike to discuss this formerly hard-to-find film while writer/director Juleen Compton discusses her career and struggles with Hollywood filmmaking.

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"Norma Jean's Theme" - Michel LeGrand
"Norma Jean" - The Dupress
"Poor Boy" - The Vacles


The Plastic Dome Of Norma Jean from UCLA Film & Television Archive on Vimeo.

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