Hollywood Mavericks was a 1990 documentary focusing on seventeen maverick directors who were not afraid to break the rules of filmmaking to advance their art from John Ford to Martin Scorsese. Directed by Florence Dauman and Dale Ann Stieber and written by Todd McCarthy and Michael Henry Wilson, with interviews directed by Lance Bird, Hal Lansberry and Don McGlynn. I became interested me to watch this comprehensive look at our great indie directors again particularly because of Sam Fuller!

To see the surprisingly long list of famous names in this 90 minute documentary go to IMDb. I can’t begin to…

Sydney Levine

Sydney’s 40+ years in international film business include exec positions in acquisitions, twice selling FilmFinders, the 1st film database, teaching & writing.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store