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Herschell Gordon Lewis, godfather of gore

the films

by Randy Palmer

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Published by McFarland in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lewis, Herschell Gordon, 1926-

  • Edition Notes

    Includes filmography (p. 183-186) and index.

    Statementby Randy Palmer ; foreword by Herschell Gordon Lewis ; foreword by David F. Friedman.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1998.3.L4682 P35 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 193 p. :
    Number of Pages193
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL59855M
    ISBN 100786408081
    LC Control Number99088929

    He is the quintessential grindhouse hustler, a real American independent filmmaker and yeah, a creator of totally soulless dreck. Focusing on that last part of Lewis’s scuzzy legend will only get you so far. Herschell Gordon Lewis: Godfather of Gore will play on March 10, 11, 12, and. Sep 26,  · One of the most extraordinary figures in the history of popular American moviegoing has departed the stage: film director Herschell Gordon Lewis was the “godfather of gore” and the “sultan.

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Herschell Gordon Lewis, Godfather of Gore book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Without a big budget, special effects team /5. Herschell Gordon Lewis (June 15, – September 26, ) was an American filmmaker, best known for creating the "splatter" subgenre of horror films.

He is often called the "Godfather of Gore" (a title also given to Lucio Fulci), though his film career included works in a range of exploitation film genres including juvenile delinquent films, nudie-cuties, two children's films and at least Alma mater: Northwestern University.

Sep 17,  · 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.4/5(1).

Sep 27,  · Herschell Gordon Lewis: The Godfather of Gore () *** 1/2 (out of 4) Very good documentary from director Frank Henenlotter (BASKET CASE) taking a look at the career of cult filmmaker Herschell Gordon Lewis. Even though the title draws attention to his horror films, the documentary covers his entire career, which includes nudies, educational shorts and just about any /10().

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Herschell Gordon Lewis, Director: This Stuff'll Kill Ya!. Only one film-maker can claim the title "Godfather of Gore." That peculiar but apt identification seems to be the exclusive property of Herschell Gordon Lewis. With an unusual background that included teaching English Literature to college students, producing and directing television commercials, and voicing radio and television Born: Jun 15, Herschell Gordon Lewis.

likes · 1 talking about this. Welcome Gorehounds. Something Weird and Shock Films welcome you to the OFFICIAL Herschell Gordon Lewis Facebook Page!5/5(3). Get this from a library. Herschell Gordon Lewis, godfather of gore: the films. [Randy Palmer] -- "Get ready for a hair-raising ride through a world of filmmaking so bizarre, so gross, and so low-budget that even its chief practitioner claims the films were "excreted" rather than released.".

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The Collection: Herschell Gordon Lewis, "The Godfather of Gore," is not an artist. He says so himself. He is a businessman who found a way to make money in the '60s, in the world of exploitation filmmaking. Sep 28,  · Herschell Gordon Lewis, a director who set new standards for gore and violence in the early s with the low-budget films “Blood Feast” and.

Sep 28,  · Herschell Gordon Lewis, known as the Godfather of Gore, directed the film, Blood Feast. Friedman-Lewis/The Kobal Collection hide caption. Jun 07,  · Herschell Gordon Lewis, also known as the Godfather of Gore (a mantle he shares with Lucio Fulci), was responsible for inventing the splatter film, Author: Meagan Navarro.

See all books authored by Herschell Gordon Lewis, including On the Art of Writing Copy, and Direct Mail Copy That Sells, and more on thuoctrigiatruyenbaphuong.com The Godfather of Gore Speaks - Herschell Gordon Lewis Discusses His Films. Herschell Gordon Lewis. We personally assess every book's quality and offer rare, out-of-print treasures.

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About the Book. 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 You're viewing: Herschell Gordon Lewis, Godfather of Gore $ Herschell Gordon Lewis: The Godfather of Gore | Explore the career of the filmmaker responsible for inventing the modern gore film in this documentary featuring interviews with such ardent fans and followers as PINK FLAMINGOES director John Waters and famed drive-in movie critic Joe Bob Briggs.

Exploitation filmmaker Herschell Gordon Lewis is credited with single-handedly creating the gore genre with the release Blood Feast. This low-budget shocker would ultimately influence nearly every horror movie which has followed, as well as "high-brow" films as.

Herschell Gordon Lewis: The Godfather of Gore one of the most important is the irrevocable impact Herschell Gordon Lewis's schlocky gore cinema had on American movies.

First Book Rotten 60%.The Cinema of Herschell Gordon Lewis. Video review: A Taste of Blood. DVD reviews: Blood Feast, Two Thousand Maniacs, Color Me Blood Red, The Wizard of Gore, The Gore Gore Girls, She-Devils on Wheels, The Gruesome Twosome, and A Taste of Blood.Sep 26,  · Violence, mayhem and murder most foul are the meat and gravy of American cinema, but if one man can be said to have added the ketchup it was Chicago-based filmmaker Herschell Gordon Lewis, originator of the gore film and one of the horror genre’s most charismatic figures.

His death this week at the age of 90 brought to a close a vibrant and memorable career.