ALAN K. RODE
Alan K. Rode is a noted film historian, author and cinema host. He provides expert commentaries for vintage film blu-ray & DVD releases, while producing and appearing in special feature documentaries. Alan has interviewed scores of vintage Hollywood celebrities that are available for viewing on his web site: www.alanrode.com.
His biography Michael Curtiz: A Life in Film, published by the University Press of Kentucky, has been praised as the definitive saga of the famed director of Casablanca (1942), Mildred Pierce (1945), Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942) and other classic films. He has also written Charles McGraw: Film Noir Tough Guy, while composing a variety of essays and profiles for film-based publications.
Alan is the producer and host of the annual Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival in Palm Springs, California and a charter director and treasurer of the Film Noir Foundation, www.filmnoirfoundation.org, a 501-c non-profit organization dedicated to resurrecting lost films from the classic noir era.