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Trailers From Hell Takes 'The Trip' with Roger Corman

Writer Jack Nicholson and star Peter Fonda told Roger Corman he couldn’t make a movie about LSD without trying it at least once. So Roger took a caravan of pals to Big Sur, where he dutifully dropped acid and communed with the elements for 1967's "The Trip."
  • By Trailers From Hell
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  • August 20, 2014 12:54 PM
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Trailers from Hell: Roger Corman Talks Chilly Details of Making His Indie War Film 'Ski Troop Attack'

All This and World War II! continues at Trailers from Hell, with B-movie legend Roger Corman introducing "Ski Troop Attack." He describes the details of shooting this indie war picture for his non-union production company The Filmgroup on location in snowbound Deadwood, South Dakota.
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  • November 20, 2013 2:05 PM
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Joe Dante's Long-Gestating Roger Corman Biopic Heads Toward Production--without Tarantino (UPDATE)

Joe Dante's long-gestating biopic on B-movie legend Roger Corman, "The Man with Kaleidoscope Eyes," may finally be headed toward production. Per the Dissolve, Corman himself is set to make a cameo in the film.
  • By Anne Thompson and Beth Hanna
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  • September 20, 2013 1:27 PM
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Roger Corman Handpicks Films from His Vault for New YouTube Channel 'Corman's Drive-In'

If you haven't already, check out Roger Corman's new subscription YouTube channel, "Corman's Drive-In," which launched on June 13. For this first month's offerings, Corman and his wife, producer Julie Corman, have handpicked 30 films from their vault of 400 titles. Included are Jack Nicholson's screen debut in 1958, intriguingly titled "The Crybaby Killer," and 1960's "The Little Shop of Horrors," also starring Nicholson. Watch the channel's trailer below.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • June 26, 2013 1:41 PM
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