Nightmare of ecstasy: the life and art of Edward D. Wood, Jr
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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PETER COE Kathy came and said, "You know, I don't think Eddie's feeling too
good." I asked Ed, "Are you feeling good? You're drinking too goddamn much."
He was drinking vodka straight, triple, quadruple shots like crazy. I said, "Ed, it's ...
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Review: Nightmare of Ecstasy: The Life and Art of Edward D. WoodUser 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: Nightmare of Ecstasy: The Life and Art of Edward D. WoodUser Review - Michael Mallory - Goodreads
When "Nightmare of Ecstasy" first came out more than twenty years ago, many readers objected to its rather revolutionary approach of assembling a long list of memories and stories from those who knew ... Read full review