Tuesday July 7, 2020

B-movie maverick who won belated critical plaudits

Big Bosoms And Square Jaws, by Jimmy McDonough, Jonathan Cape, €26.25.

13th August, 2005

Big Bosoms And Square Jaws, by Jimmy McDonough, Jonathan Cape, €26.25.

“I don't pretend to be some kind of sensitive artist. Give me a movie where a car crashes into a building, and the driver gets stabbed by a bosomy blonde, who gets carried away by a dwarf musician. Films should run like express trains!”

This was the gospel according to Russ Meyer, the directorial maverick and unrepentant sleazelord who made Michael Winner...

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