IT’S ALL A MOVIE
Gildzen’s recent book IT’S ALL A MOVIE is availble here. In addition to a series of cinema-inspired poems the book features a year from his audacious autobiography Alex in Movieland. There is also a section called “my first movie” which includes contributions by Eric Bentley, James Broughton, Quentin Crisp, Richard Harrison, Thomas Meyer, Jonathan Williams and Regina Yando.
Want to know Marilyn Monroe’s measurements? Or the first movie Jonathan Williams saw? Alex Gildzen provides answers in this unique book about film. His long love affair with cinema is reflected in a collection which brings together some of Gildzen’s recent poems, photographs of him with Hollywood legends such as Sylvia Sidney and Samuel Fuller, prose dating back to 1985 and a year from his important autobiography in progress Alex in Movieland.