Though Bezzerides worked with such directors as Nicholas Ray and Jules Dassin, [documentray maker
Filmmaker Spiro] Taraviras says, "he was always in the shadow of the studio. He was an employee of the studio and many times was not given a credit. I think he was not a good businessman. He was believing in the good of the people. But he didn't realize you have to take care of yourself."
Tuesday, August 22, 2006
A new documentary about screenwriter AI "Buzz" Bezzerides will premiere in America this week, reports Susan King for The LA Times.