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Russ Meyer

Film Director (21-Mar-1922 — 18-Sep-2004)


David K. Frasier. Russ Meyer: The Life and Films: A Biography and a Comprehensive, Illustrated and Annotated Filmography and Bibliography. McFarland & Company. 1990. 252pp.

Doyle Greene. Lips Hips Tits Power: The Films of Russ Meyer. Creation Books. 2004. 192pp.

Jimmy McDonough. Big Bosoms and Square Jaws: The Biography of Russ Meyer, King of the Sex Film. Crown Publishers. 2005. 480pp.

Russ Meyer; alias Adolph Albion Schwartz. A Clean Breast: The Life and Loves of Russ Meyer. Hollywood, CA: Hauck Publishing Co.. 2000. (3 vols.)

Lasagna Roberto; Benvegn¨ Massimo. Russ Meyer: Una macchina da presa tra le gambe dell'American Dream. Castelvecchi. 2005. 188pp.

Rolf Thissen. Russ Meyer: Der K÷nig des Sexfilms. Munich, Germany: Heyne. 1985. 252pp.

Paul A. Woods. The Very Breast of Russ Meyer. Plexus Publishing. 2002. 160pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Internet Movie Database [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  5. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.966)

  6. Chambers Film and TV Handbook (p.223)

  7. The Encyclopedia of Film (p.374)

  8. The Guide to Film Directors (p.590)

  9. Britannica Almanac 2006 (p.130)

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