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Corky Carroll: The real story behind ‘The Endless Summer,’ Part 2

Last week we started a little series on a look at the behind-the-scenes story of how the iconic surf film “The Endless Summer” came together and how a dude named R. Paul Allen had a tremendous amount of play into the success of the venture. We left off with Allen having taken over sales for […]
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