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Roger Corman

Film/TV Producer, Film Director (born 5-Apr-1926)


Roger Corman; with Jim Jerome. How I Made a Hundred Movies in Hollywood and Never Lost a Dime. Da Capo Press. 1998. 254pp.

J. Philip Di Franco; Karyn G. Browne. The Movie World of Roger Corman. Chelsea House Publishers. 1979. 237pp.

Alan Frank. The Films of Roger Corman: "Shooting My Way Out of Trouble". BT Batsford. 1998. 194pp.

Beverly Gray. Roger Corman: An Unauthorized Biography of the Godfather of Indie Filmmaking. Los Angeles: Renaissance Books. 2000.

Mark Thomas McGee. Roger Corman: The Best of the Cheap Acts. McFarland. 1988. 247pp.

Gary Morris. Roger Corman. Twayne. 1985. 165pp.

Ed Naha. The Films of Roger Corman: Brilliance on a Budget. Arco. 1984. 209pp.

Alain Silver; James Ursini. Roger Corman: Metaphysics on a Shoestring. Silman-James Press. 2006. 323pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  6. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.304)

  7. Cassell Companion to Cinema (p.129)

  8. Chambers Film and TV Handbook (p.67)

  9. The Encyclopedia of Film (p.129)

  10. Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.112)

  11. Celebrity Register 5th Issue (p.108)

  12. The Encyclopedia of Hollywood (p.100)

  13. The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (pp.178-80)

  14. The Guide to Film Directors (pp.189-90)

  15. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.155)

  16. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.124)

  17. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.1, p.603)

  18. Legends in Their Own Time (p.55)

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