Randall Kleiser on Basil Poledouris

How did you meet Basil? Basil was a classmate of mine at the D.S.C. film school. We were both studying directing and were working on each other’s films as crew members. I even played a corpse in one of his student films! What films has he scored for you? He did BLUE LAGOON, SUMMER LOVERS, WIDTE FANG, and IT’S MY PARTY...

Paul Verhoeven on Basil Poledouris

I met Basil around ‘84 when I was doing FLESH AND BLOOD for Orion. We were looking for a composer and Mike Medavoy, head of production at Orion, mentioned him together with Horner and Goldsmith. At that time we were beyond our budget. Originally I used the temp music of James Horner. I used STAR TREK 2 and one of his older Roger Corman movies...