Hollywood Mavericks Poster

Release Date: October 3rd, 1990

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 30 min

Plot Summary
This documentary reflects on some of the most ground-breaking directors in the history of American film, beginning with early cinematic trailblazers like Austrian immigrant Erich von Stroheim and Texas native King Vidor. Its examination of U.S. cinema's lesser known history includes discussions of the careers of Samuel Fuller, Orson Welles and visionary outsider John Cassavetes, with commentary by "film school generation" masters Martin Scorsese, Paul Schrader and Peter Bogdanovich.

Cast: Martin Scorsese, Paul Schrader, Peter Bogdanovich, King Vidor, Erich von Stroheim, Orson Welles

Director: Don McGlynn

Genres: Documentary

Keywords: New York City, Fascinating, 1960s, 1940s, Los Angeles, Amusing, 1970s, Rise, 1930s, 1950s, Transformation