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Dad Made Dirty Movies : The Erotic World of Stephen C. Apostolof

By: Blevins, Joe Todorov, Jordan

147666868X / 9781476668680
Paperback / softback
Published 30/04/2020
United States
178 x 254 mm 237 pages, 120 photos
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Strippers, zombies, fugitives and jewel thieves. These were just some of the characters who inhabited the weird, wild films of director Stephen C.

Apostolof in the 1960s and 1970s. But Apostolof's own life was every bit as improbable as the plots of his lurid movies.

Escaping the clutches of the communists in his native Bulgaria, he came to America in 1952 and decided on a whim to reinvent himself as a Hollywood filmmaker, right down to the cigars, sunglasses and Cadillacs. He produced a string of memorable sexploitation classics, including the infamous Orgy of the Dead.

Along the way, he married three times, fathered five children and forged a personal and professional relationship with the notorious Ed Wood, Jr.

Drawing on rare archival material and interviews with those who knew him best, this first biography of Apostolof chronicles the life and career of a cult film legend.


APFA Film theory & criticism, BGF Biography: arts & entertainment

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