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Voice Actor’s Guide to Recording at Home and on the Road by Jeffrey P. Fisher, Harlan Hogan

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Chapter 12. Advanced Production Techniques

 

“Eddie, we’re in show biz. It’s all about razzle-dazzle. Appearances. If you look good and you talk well, people will swallow anything...”

 
 --Jeffrey Jones as Criswell in Ed Wood, 1994, Buena Vista Pictures

Well, almost anything. B-movie (C? D?) writer/director Edward D. Wood’s clothing choices and his homemade film effects that were anything but special might not have cemented his reputation as a world-class film director, but teenagers watched his budget movies in drive-ins across the country. At least we assume they were watching the film. Ed kept things simple—like the flying saucer that was actually a spinning aluminum pie plate dangling from a thread. His technique and vocabulary didn’t include ...

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