• Title: Herschell Gordon Lewis, Godfather of Gore: The Films
  • Author: Randy Palmer
  • ISBN: 9780786408085
  • Page: 231
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Herschell Gordon Lewis Godfather of Gore The Films Without a big budget special effects team or professional actors and crew members Herschell Gordon Lewis created films that he himself admits were trash Yet while Gordon s softcore porn The Advent
    Without a big budget, special effects team, or professional actors and crew members, Herschell Gordon Lewis created films that he himself admits were trash Yet, while Gordon s softcore porn The Adventures of Lucky Pierre and heavy duty gore The Gruesome Twosome were never blockbuster films, they were popular drive in fare in the sixties and seventies They have had aWithout a big budget, special effects team, or professional actors and crew members, Herschell Gordon Lewis created films that he himself admits were trash Yet, while Gordon s softcore porn The Adventures of Lucky Pierre and heavy duty gore The Gruesome Twosome were never blockbuster films, they were popular drive in fare in the sixties and seventies They have had a strong influence over recent productions, and they have created for Lewis his own special niche in the world of exploitation and horror film The history of Lewis the man and the filmmaker is a surprising one Behind titles like Blood Feast and The Gore Gore Girls is a warm and friendly gentleman whose road to his own brand of film glory was paved with disappointments, surprising successes, and lots and lots of fake blood His career is examined in detail, with personal anecdotes and insights into making really gross movies on really

    One Reply to “Herschell Gordon Lewis, Godfather of Gore: The Films”

    1. I've been wanting to read this book since 2004, and so, my friends, I finally got around to reading it, long after "HG Lewis mania" has left me.Nonetheless, it's pretty good. It is by no means a critical evaluation of HG Lewis' work, or even insightful or exciting, but the fanboy in me enjoyed the anecdotes and press-release style narration. It's too bad the author didn't interview anyone but HG Lewis, as the whole story unfolds very one-sidedly, and adds up to nothing more than propaganda for H [...]

    2. Hershel Gordon lewis, the maestro of 60's and 70's exploitation film. You have to love schlock to love his movies, same with this book.

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