By Jimmy McDonough
Russ Meyer, cult hero, author of the sexploitation movie, and the guy the Wall highway Journal known as the King Leer of Hollywood, made videos that crammed the large reveal with “big bosoms and sq. jaws.” within the first candid and fiendishly researched account of the past due cinematic instigator’s existence, Jimmy McDonough exhibits us how Russ Meyer used that formulation to show his personal crazed fantasies into videos that made him a millionaire and adjusted the face of yank movie forever.
This former WWII wrestle photographer immortalized his own sexual obsession upon the silver monitor, growing box-office gold with The Immoral Mr. Teas in 1959. The modest little movie driven all preexisting limits of on-screen nudity, and with its luck, the floodgates of what was once authorised to be proven on movie have been thrust open, by no means to be closed back. Russ Meyer ignited a real revolution in filmmaking, breaking all intercourse, nudity, and violence taboos. In a occupation that spanned greater than 40 years, Meyer created a physique of labor that has prompted a legion of filmmakers, fashionistas, comedian ebook artists, rock bands, or even the occasional feminist.
Bringing his anecdote- and action-packed biographical sort to a different renegade of pop culture, New York Times bestselling writer of Shakey Jimmy McDonough bargains a wild, warts-and-all portrait of Russ Meyer, the director, author, manufacturer, and commando moviemaking strength at the back of the sexploitation classics Vixen, Beyond the Valley of the Dolls, Faster, feline! Kill! Kill! and so on. Big Bosoms and sq. Jaws blows the lid off the tale of Russ Meyer, from the start to his fresh tragic loss of life, growing within the strategy a vibrant portrait of a previous the United States.
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