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Secret Lives of Great Filmmakers

What Your Teachers Never Told You about the World's Greatest Directors

Robert Schnakenberg, Mario Zucca (Illustrator)

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Strange-But-True Tales of Cross-Dressers, Drug Addicts, Foot Fetishists, and Other Legendary Filmmakers.
 
With outrageous and uncensored profiles of everyone from D. W. Griffith to Quentin Tarantino, Secret Lives of Great Filmmakers reveals the little-known secrets of all your favorite directors. Why did Charlie Chaplin refuse to bathe for weeks at a time? Was Alfred Hitchcock really missing a belly button?  Is Walt Disney’s corpse preserved in a state of suspended animation? And why on earth did Francis Ford Coppola direct a 3-D pornographic movie? The legends of the silver screen will never be the same!


Praise For Secret Lives of Great Filmmakers: What Your Teachers Never Told You about the World's Greatest Directors

“When Robert Schnakenberg's Secret Lives of Great Filmmakers arrived in my mailbox, I braced myself for 288 pages of future dinner-party tidbits. To my delight, it delivered.”—USA Today, Popcandy

Quirk Books, 9781594744341, 288pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 2009



About the Author

Robert Schnakenberg is the author of several nonfiction books, including Secret Lives of Great Authors. He lives in Brooklyn.