Roger Corman: Metaphysics on a Shoestring

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"Roger Corman has created his own Hollywood: As a successful director, producer, and low-budget movie mogul running his own studio, he has made films as he wanted to make them - true to his own vision and free from the meddling of Hollywood's power brokers." Based on extensive research and interviews with Corman, the authors cover in detail each Corman-directed film - from such two-day wonders as Little Shop of Horrors to such studio pictures as St. Valentine's Day Massacre - and trace this unique filmmaker's life and work from his humble
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Overview

"Roger Corman has created his own Hollywood: As a successful director, producer, and low-budget movie mogul running his own studio, he has made films as he wanted to make them - true to his own vision and free from the meddling of Hollywood's power brokers." Based on extensive research and interviews with Corman, the authors cover in detail each Corman-directed film - from such two-day wonders as Little Shop of Horrors to such studio pictures as St. Valentine's Day Massacre - and trace this unique filmmaker's life and work from his humble beginnings in post-World War II Hollywood to his current mythic status as the Godfather of all independent moviemakers.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781879505421
  • Publisher: Silman-James Press
  • Publication date: 3/28/2006
  • Pages: 220
  • Product dimensions: 7.90 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Corman, in short 1
Introducing the films 11
The director : films directed by Roger Corman 17
The producer and writer : films on which Roger Corman was producer, executive producer, or writer only 277
Corman onscreen : appearances as an actor in films directed by others 315
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