Director: Christian Blackwood
Since 195, Roger Corman has produced and directed the cream opf Ameerica's B-pictures, and in doing so, has provided a start many American Filmakers.
A Bucket of Blood, Little Shop of Horrors, The Edgar Allen Poe Chillers, and the Wild Angels were only the beginning. Targets, Deathrace 2000 and Grand Theft Auto were soon to follow.
Through film clips and interviews Christian Blackwood has fashioned a examination of the man behind the myth. Corman. Peter Fonda, Martin Scorsese, Ron Howard, Jonathan Demme and David Carradine provide revealing glimpses of the Roger Corman School of Filmmaking .
Corman himself makes a rare on-screen appearance, explaining his unique approach to films and filmmaking.
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