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A back alley film set with a graffiti wall in downtown Los Angeles.
Photograph by Ricardo Diaz (aka ricardodiaz) via Flickr Creative Commons
A back alley film set with a graffiti wall in downtown Los Angeles.

Working on film and T.V. sets can be a dangerous gig. The AP did a deep dive on the number of deaths on TV and Film set workers in the U.S. since 1990.

Filmmaking isn't ALL fun and glamor, it can be grueling... and deadly.  

Since 1990, at least 43 people have died on film and T.V. productions in the U.S. That's according to a report out Monday from the Associated Press. It was put together by the AP's Entertainment Writer Anthony McCartney.

Alex Cohen spoke with McCartney about his findings, the sorts of things that lead to fatalities and more.

To hear the full interview, click the blue play button above.

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