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!
“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
Secret Lives of Great Filmmakers by Robert Schnakenberg; illustrated by Mario Zucca