Jeff & Ryan welcome special guest Burt Metcalfe to MASH Matters! Burt took over the reins as Executive Producer of M*A*S*H when Gene Reynolds left the show in 1977. In this extensive interview, Burt shares stories from his long career in entertainment as an actor, producer, director, and Emmy-nominated writer. Topics include the passion of Gene Reynolds, the genius of Larry Gelbart, writing with Alan Alda, and what Burt considers to be the best decision he ever made. A portion of this interview was featured in Episode #033 “Remembering Gene Reynolds.”
Burt enjoys a little “me” time.
Alan Alda talks about Burt Metcalfe
Is Burt Metcalfe quietly one of classic TV’s biggest geniuses?
Burt Metcalfe answers questions on the last day of shooting M*A*S*H
A fun chat with Bill Christopher and Burt Metcalfe
Look for Burt Metcalfe – and his goatee – in this clip from the 1959 film GIDGET
Burt (center) reviews the script as Marty Lowenheim (Dialogue Coach), David Hawks (First Assistant Director) and Will Yarbrough (Boom Operator) stand at the ready.
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A little R&R between takes.