It Conquered Hollywood! The Story of American International Pictures (2001)

A 60-minute salute to American International Pictures. Entertainment lawyer Samuel Z. Arkoff founded AIP (then called American Releasing Corporation) on a $3000 loan in 1954 with his partner, James H. Nicholson, a former West Coast exhibitor and distributor. The company made its mark by targeting teenagers with quickly produced films that exploited subjects mainstream films were reluctant to tackle.

Directing:
  • John Watkin
  • Eamon Harrington

Writing:
  • John Watkin
  • Eamon Harrington

Stars:
Release Date: 2001-05-01
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  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 60
Pam Grier
Pam Grier
Herself
Aron Kincaid
Aron Kincaid
Himself
Dick Miller
Dick Miller
Himself
Bruce Dern
Bruce Dern
Himself
Roger Corman
Roger Corman
Himself
Beverly Garland
Beverly Garla...
Herself
Joe Dante
Joe Dante
Himself
Peter Bogdanovich
Peter Bogdano...
Himself / Narrator
Bob Burns
Bob Burns
Himself
Walt Disney
Walt Disney
Himself (archive footage)
Roger Ebert
Roger Ebert
Himself
Susan Hart
Susan Hart
Herself
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