Larry Karaszewski on

Secret Ceremony

Released 1968
Distributor Universal

Nobody’s favorite Joseph Losey film, this strange, dreamlike melodrama found little audience reception and is more famous today for the hatchet job Universal did on it to broadcast it on network tv. Elizabeth Taylor, playing a prostitute in the original, became a woman “who tried on wigs for a living”!

About Larry Karaszewski

Larry Karaszewski with his writing/directing/producing partner Scott Alexander won the Best Screenplay Golden Globe for The People vs. Larry Flynt and was nominated by the Writers Guild of America for the cult favorite Ed Wood.  Other credits include writing the Milos Forman film Man on the Moon, adapting the Stephen King story 1408, producing Paul Schrader's Auto Focus, and writing/producing the upcoming Tim Burton feature Big Eyes.  Larry is an active Los Angeles cineaste serving on the board of advisors for the Cinefamily and  hosting a long running film series for the American Cinematheque.