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Rex Sikes Movie Beat chats with director Greydon Clark

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Greydon Clark, director, producer, writer, author, actor. During four decades, Greydon Clark worked in front of and behind the camera, bringing some of the most memorable movies to life. From the sexy pep squad of Satan's Cheerleaders to the dirty dancing of The Forbidden Dance, Clark excelled at exploitation and helmed twenty diverse films such as Without Warning, Joysticks, Wacko and Black Shampoo. "On the Cheap" is a valuable tool for anyone interested in films or becoming a filmmaker. Greydon tells the story of his days on the fringes of Hollywood, struggling to make films in one of the most cut-throat businesses around. Reading his autobiography is like sitting down with a face-to-face discussion of the low budget film industry. His movies boast Oscar winners - Martin Landau, George Kennedy, Jack Palance and stars who were at the beginning of their careers - Andrew Dice Clay, David Caruso, Julia Duffy, Laura Harring, etc. Greydon breaks down each of his films into easily understood categories - screenplay, financing, preproduction, production, postproduction and distribution allowing the reader a true behind the scenes look at low budget filmmaking. Clark also appeared in  Hell's Bloody Devils and Dracula vs Frankenstein He has directed low-budget and straight-to-video movies for 20 years. Some of these are Tom, Black Shampoo, Satan's Cheerleaders, Without Warning, Wacko, Joysticks, Univited, and Skinheads. Stay tuned to Rex Sikes Movie Beat for other great archived interviews, cast and crew listings, events, festivals, premieres, and more at http://www.rexsikes.com