Taboo breakers and trendsetters, shameless hucksters and famous directors. Exploitation filmmaking has seen it all. Fred Olen Ray made his first movie for $298. In 1936 Marijuana-Weed with Roots in Hell showed drug use and nudity on screen in an effort to qeducate the public.q Kroger Babb, the man behind Mom and Dad, spliced color medical footage of a baby's birth into his black and white qclassic.q Russ Meyer, John Waters, Andy Milligan, Doris Wishman, and many others are covered. qClassicq films such as The Immoral Mr. Teas, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, and Nude on the Moon are examined. Production techniques and innovations are also discussed.One day, while Kroger was away from the theater, a woman named Marilyn Horn came to see the show. It was bad news for the theater manager. Miss Horn hated the show, thinking it immoral and filthy. She promised to close it down.
|Title||:||Down and Dirty|
|Publisher||:||McFarland - 2001-01-01|