Nightmare of ecstasy: the life and art of Edward D. Wood, Jr

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Feral House, 1994 - Biography & Autobiography - 231 pages
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Rereleased to coincide with Ed Wood, a Tim Burton movie based on the book, this authoritative underground biography brings to life the renegade filmmaker who broke new ground in absurd supernatural horror and campy suspense. The author recalls the '50s, when the invasion of movie houses by monsters became a national youth craze. 140 photos.

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Review: Ed Wood: Nightmare of Ecstasy (The Life and Art of Edward D. Wood, Jr.)

User Review  - Ethan - Goodreads

This is a fascinating look at a cultural icon. It's funny and tragic at the same time. The format is a bit odd -- it's basically a collection of quotes from folks who knew Ed Wood, either ... Read full review

Review: Ed Wood: Nightmare of Ecstasy (The Life and Art of Edward D. Wood, Jr.)

User Review  - Michael - Goodreads

I was in the camp of “Ed Wood was a great artist” long before the Tim Burton biopic came out, but I didn't get around to reading this, the book on which that movie is based, until several years later ... Read full review

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