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Roger Corman to Be Honored at VSDA Confab

7 Jul, 2006 By: Jessica Wolf

Indie film master Roger Corman will pick up the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Entertainment Merchants Association (formerly Video Software Dealers Association) at the annual awards ceremony July 11 at the Venetian Resort Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.

Corman, also known as the king of the ‘B' movie, has been in the business since the 1950s, directing and producing films such as the 1960 version of Little Shop of Horrors and a series of Edgar Allen Poe tales starring Vincent Price. He is also known for cultivating such talented filmmakers as Francis Ford Coppola, Martin Scorsese, Jonathan Demme, James Cameron, Peter Bogdanovich, Joe Dante and Ron Howard.

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