Bringing Back the Old Hollywood

Bringing Back the Old Hollywood: Wild Times and Life Lessons with Sinatra, Cruise, Reeve, Madonna and More author Stephen Simon was the featured guest on March 1 on “The Stacey Stern Show ~ Enriching You”

Phoenix, AZ (PR-Inside) March 2, 2011 — Voice America Talk Radio Network, Internet broadcasting pioneer, producing and syndicating online audio and video, today announced that Stephen Simon, author of Bringing Back the Old Hollywood: Wild Times and Life Lessons with Sinatra, Cruise, Reeve, Madonna and More joined Stacey Stern, host of “The Stacey Stern Show ~ Enriching You” radio program on the VoiceAmerica Variety Channel ( Tuesday, March 1 at 12 noon Pacific Time.

Bringing Back the Old Hollywood is not only the title of Stephen Simon’s new book, it is also Stephen’s bold and controversial new plan to save movies from extinction. This episode of The Stacey Stern Show ~ Enriching You aired on March 1st at noon Pacific/1 pm Mountain/3 pm Eastern and connected with Hollywood producer/director/executive Stephen Simon as he shared his vision for the future of film as well as his adventures with his godfather Frank Sinatra and his personal film journeys with Christopher Reeve, Tom Cruise, and Madonna.

Stephen also talked about The Spiritual Cinema Circle, which he co-founded with Gay and Kathlyn Hendricks, Arielle Ford, and Cynthia Litman in 2004 to support the distribution of films that provide uplifting and inspiring stories about the human experience. Now owned by Gaiam, Inc., The Spiritual Cinema Circle is a monthly DVD distribution service that became an immediate international success and now has subscribers in nearly 100 countries.

Stephen Simon was born into a successful Hollywood family. His father, S. Sylvan Simon, was a producer/director who made films with stars such as Abbott and Costello, Lana Turner, and Red Skelton.

In Stephen’s more than thirty years as a producer, director, and production executive, he has been involved in the production of over twenty films. Stephen personally produced such acclaimed projects as the Academy Award® winning What Dreams May Come (starring Robin Williams and Cuba Gooding Jr.), the cult classic Somewhere in Time (Christopher Reeve and Jane Seymour), and All The Right Moves (Tom Cruise).

Stephen also was co-executive producer on fan favorites Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure and Bill and Ted’s Bogus Journey (Keanu Reeves), produced She’s Out of Control (Tony Danza), executive produced Body of Evidence (Madonna), produced the first original film to premiere on the Internet (Quantum Project), starring John Cleese and Stephen Dorff, was an executive producer on Linda McCartney for CBS Television, and was nominated for an Emmy Award as one of the executive producers of Homeless to Harvard for Lifetime Television.

Stephen was the head of production of the film companies owned by legendary Hollywood producers Ray Stark (Funny Girl, The Goodbye Girl, The Way We Were) and Dino De Laurentiis (Serpico, La Strada, 3 Days of The Condor).

As an executive, Stephen supervised the development and/or production of films such as Smokey and The Bandit, Army of Darkness, Kuffs, The Cheap Detective, Russkies, The Gate, Murder by Death, The Wraith, Casey’s Shadow, Once Upon a Crime, and The Electric Horseman.
Stephen directed and produced Indigo and the film version of Conversations with God. In 2004, Stephen co-founded The Spiritual Cinema Circle, a monthly DVD distribution service that became an immediate international success, with subscribers in nearly one hundred countries
Stephen has been a voting member of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences since 1984.

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