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"King of the B's" Film Producer and Director Roger Corman

Part I of the Fresh Air interview. Despite his reputation as a master of the low-budget B-movie, Corman cites classic Hollywood and European films as his primary influences. He is known for his prolific pace, and for introducing now-famous actors like Jack Nicholson, Robert DeNiro, and Vincent Price. Corman has a new memoir, called "How I Made a Hundred Movies in Hollywood and Never Lost a Dime."


Other segments from the episode on August 2, 1990

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, August 2, 1990: Interview with Roger Corman; Review of the best music of the summer; Interview with William Tubman; Review of the film "Mo' Better Blues."


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