…his list of directing, writing, and producing credits, stretching back to the early ’50s, includes some of the strangest, loosest, most unfettered films to ever reach mass distribution. (…)
And unlike many of his students, he has had the good taste to fade into semiretirement, executive-producing straight-to-third world airline features.
BELOW: Low quality but educational lecture by Corman on how the studio system developed and how people like him (along with other developments) destroyed it. He walks you step by step through his career, and how he went from one movie to another and never lost money, thanks to innovative “one step ahead” deal-making: