How I Made A Hundred Movies In Hollywood And Never Lost A Dime

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Da Capo Press, Aug 22, 1998 - Biography & Autobiography - 237 pages
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In these pages Roger Corman, the most successful independent filmmaker in Hollywood relates his experiences as the director and/or producer of such low-budget classics Attack of the Crab Monsters, The Little Shop of Horrors, The Raven, The Man with the X-ray Eyes, The Wild Angels, The Trip, Night Call Nurses, Bloody Mama, Piranha, and many others. He also discusses his distribution of the Bergman, Fellini, and Truffaut movies that later won Academy Awards in the Best Foreign Film category. Corman alumni—John Sayles, Martin Scorsese, Jack Nicholson, Vincent Price, Francis Ford Coppola, Peter Bogdanovich, Peter Fonda, Joe Dante, and Jonathan Demme, among others—contribute their recollections to give added perspective to Corman's often hilarious, always informative autobiography.
 

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Roger Corman is the king of the low budget movies, starting in the early 50s with a budget that would embarrass any other moviemaker. He plowed in the profits to make more. The 1950s and 1960s was his ... Read full review

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Roger Corman has long been famous for his exploitation movies, starting in the 1950s and continuing on until the current day. "How I made a hundred movies in Hollywood and never lost a dime" is a good ... Read full review

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Contents

Chapter 1
4
Chapter 2
14
Chapter 3
24
Chapter 5
52
Chapter 6
62
Chapter 7
78
Chapter 8
98
Chapter 9
108
Chapter 11
132
Chapter 12
156
Chapter 13
170
Chapter 14
180
Chapter 15
196
Chapter 16
214
Chapter 17
226
Copyright

Chapter 10
124

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About the author (1998)

Roger Corman founded the film company AIP, and has directed and/or produced such low-budget classics as Attack of the Crab Monsters, The Little Shop of Horrors, The Raven, The Man with the X-Ray Eyes, The Wild Angels, The Trip, Night Call Nurses, Bloody Mama, Piranha, and many others.

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