Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel | 2011

Documentary, Biopic
The story of B-movie king Roger Corman and how he influenced Hollywood through his films and the filmmakers he has mentored. Interviewees include Jack Nicholson, Martin Scorsese, Peter Bogdanovich, Ron Howard, and ...more

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Gallant Films

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Synopsis

Blue jeans, sock-hops and drive-in movies: the Fifties were America's age of innocence. But stalking the depths of its post-nuclear bliss, mass paranoia became fuel for Joseph McCarthy's brand of Red Scare terror propaganda. Bomb shelters were a deluxe feature in every American home, government-sponsored educational reels promised an imminent nuclear threat from across the Atlantic, and Hollywood, Babylon of the western world, hung on the brink of collapse. It was here, in the last-ditch machinations of a dying juggernaut, that a mild-mannered, civil engineer's son would become the most influential force in modern movie making. Corman's World tracks the rise of a prolific writer-director-producer, the true godfather of independent film making.

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