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GORDON – HOLLYWOOD & CAREER
Filmography – The New York Times / All Movie Guide
Filmography – Internet Movie Database 
Selloff of One of his Big Dreams – Billboard Magazine
Schematic of South Africa project – Late 1960s
1970s Resume Page 1, Page 2
On Worldwide Deal-Making Tour for Ivan Tors – Billboard Magazine
Bid to Ivan Tors for Postproduction on Gentle Ben, Etc – April 2, 1968, Page 1, Page 2
Lease with Walter Lantz – September 28, 1966
“Genius Who Can’t Use Limbs Scores TV Coup” – United Press International, July 8, 1954 / Billboard Story


CHASING ED WOOD
Plan 9 From Outer Space – Sample from Original Soundtrack
Ed Wood’s Deadbeat letter – August 19, 1963
Pay-Up Letter to Ed Wood, – August 13, 1963
First Effort to get paid by Ed Wood – February 8, 1960
Plan 9 From Outer Space Soundtrack – Keeping it Reel


SOME PALS & ASSOCIATES
Jim Backus  / Nicholas Deak / Samuel Fuller  / Larry Harmon / Arthur Jones
Burt Lancaster  / Walter Lantz / Joan Rivers / Loren Ryder / Hans Salter 
Lou Scheimer
 / Ivan Tors / “The House That Flipper Built”Jamie Uys / Josef von Stroheim


THE ACCIDENT
“Injured Boy’s Father Asks $200,000” – Pasadena Post, December 18, 1940
 “Boy 14, Critically Hurt in Leap Over ‘Gym Horse’ – Pasadena Post.  October 30, 1940


GORDON’S FATHER, HOLLYWOOD MUSICIAN & COMPOSER LEE ZAHLER
Filmography – Internet Movie Database
 
WAMPAS Orchestra Ad With Lee – 1924
Mystery Chart Of Lee’s Colleagues – Possibly 1924


THE LIFE AND DEATH OF GORDON’S UNCLE, UNIVERSAL PICTURES DIRECTOR NAT ROSS
Filmography – Internet Movie Database
“Justice: Swift And Righteous” –  January 2004.
“Gas Chamber Death Voted Jealous Slayer” – The Los Angeles Times. July 23, 1941
“Suspect In Man’s Killing Quoted As Having No Regret” – The Los Angeles Times. March 5, 1941

“Career Of Slain Film Man Told” – The Los Angeles Evening Herald Express. February 27, 1941


THE TEXAS MURDER OF GORDON’S GRANDFATHER
“Mutilated Body Of M. Rosenberg Tells Story Of Another Brutal Murder” – El Paso Morning Times. February 23, 1915
“Thirty-Five Years For Red Mullen” – El Paso Morning Times. March 31, 1915
Death Certificate – February 15, 1915

 

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