George Keith "Fritz" Kiersch (born July 23, 1951, in Alpine, Texas) is an American film director, writer and, producer.[1][2]

Fritz Kiersch
George Keith Kiersch

(1951-07-23) July 23, 1951 (age 72)
Occupation(s)Film director, screenwriter

He is perhaps best known for directing the horror film Children of the Corn and the drama Tuff Turf.[3][4]

On July 9, 2021, Fritz was a special guest on the season one finale of The Ghost of Hollywood podcast. During the interview, he discussed his work on Children of the Corn and Tuff Turf. He also talked about his production company, Kirby/Kiersch Film Group, which he founded with Terrence Kirby in 1981.[5][6][7][8]

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  1. ^ Maslin, Janet (February 1, 1985). "'TUFF TURF,' IN LOS ANGELES". The New York Times.
  2. ^ Maslin, Janet (January 31, 1992). "Into the Sun (1992) Review/Film; Spoofing Movie Stars And a War". The New York Times.
  3. ^ Collings, Michael R., The films of Stephen King, (Wildside Press, 2006), 170.
  4. ^ On July 9, 2021, Fritz Kiersch appeared on 'The Ghost of Hollywood discussing his work on those films.
  5. ^ "Season Finale: Episode Twelve". KBOO. 2021-06-01. Retrieved 2021-11-18.
  6. ^ "FOCUS Magazine - Winter 2009 by Oklahoma City University - Issuu". Retrieved 2021-11-18.
  7. ^ "Season One". The Ghost of Hollywood. Retrieved 2021-11-18.
  8. ^ "The Ghost of Hollywood (TV Series)". Radio Times. Retrieved 2021-11-18.

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