Closing the gaps #5: Steven Spielberg’s Director’s Chair

We are continuing with a new episode of our series of rare episodes in QT’s career. In 1996, fresh off the success of Pulp Fiction, Desperado, From Dusk Till Dawn, Quentin Tarantino had a cameo in what was then a popular type of home entertainment: live action computer games (interactive games with live action video sequences). I have never played Steven Spielberg‘s Director’s Chair, and I doubt you could still hunt it down and run it, but for any Tarantino fan, this clip is of course a must-see, and I think it’s even pretty damn good (watch it while it’s on YouTube):

I thought it was a cool little cameo, I think his character name is Jack Cavello, and it is a Mexican stand-off situation that should not look too alien to a lot of folks. Next time I meet QT, I will ask him about this

thanks to the AVClub for digging up the video.


Sebastian is the founder and owner of the Tarantino Archives. He lives in Berlin. He also runs the Spaghetti Western Database (SWDb), the Grindhouse Cinema Database (GCDb), Furious Cinema, its German sister Nischenkino and The Robert Rodriguez Archives.

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