Floyd: How did you first get into show business?
Bruce: [laughs] Well, I grew up in West Texas, and I knew I was going to get into show business at an early age.
The only thing we could do with our three television channels back in those days was stay up late and watch late night movies. My mom and dad were irresponsible and never made me go to bed. [laughs]
In between a double header every night or on Friday nights, I don’t know if you remember this, they would do a little behind the scenes of the making of “The Planet of the Apes,” or this or that. I fell in love with the fact that there were real people creating these things and making movies. I saw Hollywood as this far away destination for a fun, fun, life and I was awestruck with the creative work.