Search - List of Books by Ed Wood

"Why if I had half a chance, I could make an entire movie using this stock footage. The story opens on these mysterious explosions. Nobody knows what's causing them, but it's upsetting all the buffalo. So, the military are called in to solve the mystery." -- Ed Wood
Edward Davis Wood, Jr. (October 10, 1924 – December 10, 1978), better known as Ed Wood, was an American screenwriter, director, producer, actor, author, and editor, who often performed many of these functions simultaneously. In the 1950s, Wood made a run of cheap and poorly produced genre films, now humorously celebrated for their technical errors, unsophisticated special effects, large amounts of ill-fitting stock footage, idiosyncratic dialogue, eccentric casts and outlandish plot elements, although his flair for showmanship gave his projects at least a modicum of critical success.

Wood's popularity waned soon after his biggest "name" star, Béla Lugosi, died. He was able to salvage a saleable feature from Lugosi's last moments on film, but his career declined thereafter. Toward the end of his life, Wood made pornographic movies and wrote pulp crime, horror, and sex novels. His posthumous fame began two years after his death, when he was awarded a Golden Turkey Award as Worst Director of All Time. The lack of conventional filmmaking ability in his work has earned Wood and his films a considerable cult following.

Following the publication of Rudolph Grey's biography Nightmare of Ecstasy: The Life and Art of Edward D. Wood, Jr. (1992), Wood's life and work have undergone a public rehabilitation of sorts, with new light shed on his evident zeal and honest love of movies and movie production. Tim Burton's biopic of the director's life, Ed Wood, earned two Academy Awards.

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Total Books: 15
Homemade Sourdough Mastering the Art and Science of Baking with Starters and Wild Yeast
2015 - Homemade Sourdough Mastering the Art and Science of Baking with Starters and Wild Yeast (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780760347348
ISBN-10: 0760347344
Genre: Cookbooks, Food & Wine
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.

Classic Sourdoughs Revised A Home Baker's Handbook
2011 - Classic Sourdoughs Revised a Home Baker's Handbook (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781607740070
ISBN-10: 1607740079
Genre: Cookbooks, Food & Wine

100 Must-Read American Novels Discover Your Next Great Read
2010 - 100 Must-read American Novels Discover Your Next Great Read (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781408129128
ISBN-10: 1408129124
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Biology of Disease
2006 - Biology of Disease (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780748772100
ISBN-10: 0748772103
Genres: Science & Math, Medicine, Engineering & Transportation

Beyond the Weapons of Our Fathers
2003 - Beyond the Weapons of Our Fathers (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781555911799
ISBN-10: 155591179X
Genres: History, Nonfiction

La drag asesina
2002 - La Drag Asesina [Killer in Drag - Punto De Lectura] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788466306850
ISBN-10: 8466306854
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Gay & Lesbian

Classic Sourdoughs A Home Baker's Handbook
2001 - Classic Sourdoughs a Home Baker's Handbook (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781580083447
ISBN-10: 1580083447
Genre: Cookbooks, Food & Wine

Man on the Moon
2000 - Man on the Moon (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780747546931
ISBN-10: 0747546932

Death of a Transvestite
1999 - Death of a Transvestite (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781568581217
ISBN-10: 1568581211
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Gay & Lesbian
  • Currently 2.5/5 Stars.

Hollywood Rat Race
1998 - Hollywood Rat Race (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781568581194
ISBN-10: 156858119X
Genres: Arts & Photography, Biographies & Memoirs, Humor & Entertainment
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.

World Sourdoughs from Antiquity
1996 - World Sourdoughs From Antiquity (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780898158434
ISBN-10: 0898158435
Genre: Cookbooks, Food & Wine

Let Me Die In Drag Uk
1995 - Let Me Die in Drag Uk (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781899006021
ISBN-10: 1899006028
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Devil Girls
1995 - Devil Girls (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781899006038
ISBN-10: 1899006036

Worldwide Sourdoughs from Your Bread Machine
1994 - Worldwide Sourdoughs From Your Bread Machine [Nitty Gritty Cookbooks] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781558670952
ISBN-10: 1558670955
Genre: Cookbooks, Food & Wine
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.

World Sourdoughs from Antiquity
World Sourdoughs From Antiquity (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780962269462
ISBN-10: 0962269468
Genre: Cookbooks, Food & Wine