Roger Corman: Hollywood's Wild Angel


58m 1978

Brief Synopsis

The career of iconic low-budget filmmaker Roger Corman is chronicled. Beginning as a screenwriter, Corman began directing movies for American International Pictures in the 1950s, and gave many famous filmmakers and actors some of their first work in the industry. Former colleagues and protegees who

Film Details

Release Date
1978

Technical Specs

Duration
58m

Synopsis

The career of iconic low-budget filmmaker Roger Corman is chronicled. Beginning as a screenwriter, Corman began directing movies for American International Pictures in the 1950s, and gave many famous filmmakers and actors some of their first work in the industry. Former colleagues and protegees who are interviewed include Peter Fonda, Ron Howard, Joe Dante, David Carradine, Paul Bartel, Peter Bodganovich, and Martin Scorcese. Also included are clips from several of Corman's films.

Film Details

Release Date
1978

Technical Specs

Duration
58m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Shown at FILMEX: Los Angeles International Film Exposition (Special Programs) April 13 - May 7, 1978.

Shown in New York City (American Museum of the Moving Image) as part of program "Corman's Children" September 7-28, 1996.

16mm

color

2088 feet

rtg BBFC X