movie world of Roger Corman

by Roger Corman

Publisher: Chelsea House Publishers in New York

Written in English
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  • Corman, Roger, 1926-

Edition Notes

Filmography: p. [236]-237.

StatementJ. Philip di Franco, editor, Karyn G. Browne, associate editor; Peter Davis, designer.
ContributionsDi Franco, J. Philip., Browne, Karyn G.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN1998.A3 C786 1979
The Physical Object
Pagination237 p., 12 leaves of plates :
Number of Pages237
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4743363M
ISBN 100877540500
LC Control Number78056948

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  Roger Corman -- often referred to as the "King of the B Movie" -- is something of a Hollywood legend, famous for making low-budget cult horror films like Piranha and Little Shop of .   This time, Corman will produce but not direct the films, with the first to shoot in , followed by two a year after that on budgets of . Roger Corman. 61, likes 2, talking about this. Shameless Imagination | The official Roger Corman page, with updates from his office, New Horizons Followers: 62K. Get this from a library! Roger Corman: king of the B movie: crab monsters, teenage cavemen, and candy stripe nurses. [Chris Nashawaty] -- Thorough account of the life of low-budget film director, producer, and writer Roger Corman, including essays, interviews, full-color poster reproductions, and behind-the-scenes photographs.

Roger Corman movie reviews & film summaries | Roger Ebert. Roger Corman movie reviews & film summaries | Roger Ebert. Movie Reviews Great Movies Collections TV/Streaming Features Chaz's Journal Interviews. Cast and Crew Roger Corman Find on IMDB. Find on Wikipedia. Reviews. Memory: The Origins of Alien (). A one-man movie factory, Roger Corman is now the subject of a film himself. The 'pope of popular cinema' speaks to Xan Brooks in Cannes Published: 19 May   Crab Monsters, Teenage Cavemen, and Candy Stripe Nurses is an outrageously rollicking account of the life and career of Roger Cormanone of the most prolific and successful independent producers, directors, and writers of all time, and self-proclaimed king of the B told by Corman himself and graduates of The Corman Film School, including Peter /5. Chris Nashawaty, author of a new book on film legend Roger Corman, talks about the director-producer-actor’s role in kickstarting the golden age of cinema and his knack for identifying market.

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This is a very informative book about the career of Roger Corman (King of the B Movies) and a must read for anybody who wishes to become a filmmaker. The only reason I give it 4 stars is because it only covers his career up to He needs an update and call it 'How I made four hundred movies.'.Cited by: Corman's World (78) 1h 30min R The director of more than fifty films and producer of over more, prolific B-movie maven Roger Corman is profiled in this biographical documentary from filmmaker Alex or: Alex Stapleton.

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Roger William Corman was born April 5,in Detroit, Michigan. Initially following in his father's footsteps, Corman studied engineering at Stanford University but while in school, he began to lose interest in the profession and developed a growing passion for film. Upon graduation, he worked a total of three days as an engineer at Born:   Directed by Alex Stapleton.

With Roger Corman, Martin Scorsese, Quentin Tarantino, Paul W.S. Anderson. A documentary on DIY producer/director Roger Corman and his alternative approach to making movies in Hollywood/10(K). It was founded in by Roger Corman as New World Pictures, Ltd.: a producer and distributor of motion pictures, eventually expanding into television production in New World eventually expanded into broadcasting with the acquisition of seven television stations inwith the broadcasting unit expanding through additional purchases Seller Rating: % positive.

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Private Duty Nurses is a American film written and directed by George is a sequel to The Student Nurses () for New World Pictures. Roger Corman says they got the idea for the title after being sent a letter of complaint about the first film from the Private Duty Nurses Association.

The film was followed by Night Call Nurses ().Directed by: George Armitage. The film was listed in the book The Fifty Worst Films of All Time. Home releases. The movie is available online at several sites, including YouTube; The film has been released by multiple companies as a 'bargain box' ng: Beverly Garland, Carole Mathews, Mike.

Celebrating obscure but worthwhile genre films (sci-fi, fantasy, horror, mystery-thrillers, and westerns) from the s through the s. The Fantastic Four is an unreleased independent superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero team of the same features the origin of the Fantastic Four and the team's first battle with the evil Doctor ive-produced by low-budget specialist Roger Corman and Bernd Eichinger, the film was ultimately never released officially, but illegal Starring: Alex Hyde-White, Jay.

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Roger Corman, in full Roger William Corman, (born April 5,Detroit, Michigan, U.S.), American motion picture director, producer, and distributor known for his highly successful low-budget exploitation films and for launching the careers of several prominent directors and actors, notably Francis Ford Coppola, Jack Nicholson, Martin Scorsese, Peter Bogdanovich, and.

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