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From a certain perspective, Corman just might be one of the most influential filmmakers in the history of motion pictures. That's because, along the way to directing and producing more than 200 films, he ran a de facto school for young filmmakers, the alumni of which have garnered more awards and made more money than any other group in film history. Illustrated.

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Roger Corman is considered by many to be the king of the B-movie, having directed such films as Bloody Mama, The Last Woman on Earth, "X": The Man with the X-Ray Eyes, Machine Gun Kelly, and She Gods of Shark Reef. This text profiles 50 of Corman's films, summarizing plots and commenting on themes. Corman's own brief comments on each film also appear. The text also lists films co- directed, produced, or written by Corman, along with those in which he appears as an actor.
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Book News Annotation:

Roger Corman is considered by many to be the king of the B-movie, having directed such films as Bloody Mama, The Last Woman on Earth, "X": The Man with the X-Ray Eyes, Machine Gun Kelly, and She Gods of Shark Reef. This text profiles 50 of Corman's films, summarizing plots and commenting on themes. Corman's own brief comments on each film also appear. The text also lists films co- directed, produced, or written by Corman, along with those in which he appears as an actor. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Metaphysics on a Shoestring. Through research and a series of interviews with Corman, this book traces his humble beginnings in post-WWII Hollywood to his current mythic status as the godfather of all independent movie makers.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781879505421
Author:
Silver, Alain
Publisher:
Silman-James Press
Author:
Ursini, James
Subject:
Film - Direction & Production
Subject:
Film - History & Criticism
Subject:
Motion picture producers and directors
Subject:
Corman, roger
Subject:
Film & Video - History & Criticism
Subject:
Film & Video - Direction & Production
Subject:
Film and Television-Production
Edition Number:
1879
Publication Date:
20060231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
323
Dimensions:
9.90x7.82x.73 in. 2.04 lbs.

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