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Samuel Fuller: Man Whose Movies Are Blacklisted Even Today!

Samuel Fuller: Man Whose Movies Are Blacklisted Even Today!

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Samuel Michael Fuller is the man who presented his war-experience on Big Screen, unsettling the minds of many in his times. Although criticised and often ignored by many even today, Fuller remains one of the most prominent filmmakers & screenwriters in the world of movies!

So, stop right there! Hold on your seatbelts tight, because we will be taking you on a life-journey of a great Filmmaker–Samuel Fuller.

1. This man was the most daring filmmaker of his time.

Born at least 100 years from now, he made highly controversial movies that have remained blacklisted in Hollywood, till now!

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2. Fuller left the school as soon as he turned a teenager.

Before stepping into the Cinematic World, he used to earn money as a Crime Reporter (at the age of just 17)!

He was recognized in his decade as the youngest reporter to be in charge of the event section of the New York Journal.

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3. Fuller worked for uncredited screenplay writings and sprang-up to write novels alongside in his free time during the 1930s. 

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4. Fuller got his first mention for the story, Hats Off, in 1936. Since then, the filmmaker had only climbed a few-steps in the career of Filmmaking.

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5. If you have ever watched any of his movies, you’ll notice that most of his stories are based on wars. This is because Samuel Fuller had a personal history with World War II.

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6. Many Cinephiles and other filmmakers used to adore Samuel Fuller. In fact, Jean-Luc Godard and Wim Wenders also offered him a cameo-appearance in their work.

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7. He has always been an inspiration to some of the greatest Filmmakers, including Jim Jarmusch, Quentin Tarantino, Martin Scorsese and even the inspiration himself for many in India, Anurag Kashyap.

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8. In Pierrot le Fou (1965), when Jean-Paul Belmondo asked Fuller to describe Cinema, Fuller replied-

“A film is like a battleground. It’s love. Hate. Action. Violence. Death. In one word: emotions,” which can pretty much explain how Fuller used to see Cinema.

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9. Some of the brilliant novels in the world of literature have been made by Samuel Fuller. In his books, he reflects his life-experiences, like, his reporting career and some of the great books to describe his filmmaking styles and struggles.

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So, that’s Samuel Fuller! Known for his rough and crude movies, many of his films got blacklisted in his times. Interestingly, they remain unadvised, even today!

Blog Edited By Ritika Gupta

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