Coleman C. Francis (January 24, 1919â€“January 15, 1973) was an American film director.
He has become known in recent years for the abysmal production quality of his three self-produced 1960s films. His trademark style includes murky black & white scenes with poor acting, usually in desert locations, a preoccupation with light aircraft and parachuting, and coffee serving as a prop or a center of conversation. The plot often wanders inexplicably, to the point that some critics have suggested it represents an intentional artistic style.
Francis was born in Oklahoma in 1919. Sometime around the Great Depression he moved to Texas, then in the 1940s headed for the bright lights of Hollywood. He worked on several films during the late 1940s and 1950s without credit: Blondie's Reward, Scarlet Angel, The Girl in White, This Island Earth, She Couldn't Say No, Twilight for the Gods, and P. J. In 1958 came his first break in a credited role, Stakeout on Dope Street, where he played a detective....
Motorpsycho or Motor Psycho is a 1965 film by Russ Meyer. Made just before the more well-known Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! (1965), the film explores similar themes of sex and violence. This film deals with a male motorcycle gang, unlike the female gang of go-go dancers in Faster, Pussycat! The film is notable for containing one of the first portrayals of a disturbed Vietnam veteran character.There are references to this film (and Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!) in the song "Thunder Kiss '65" by White Zombie.The story involves a veterinarian whose wife is raped by a motorcycle gang led by a sadistic Vietnam veteran. After the gang kills an old man, his wife teams up with the veterinarian to hunt down the gang.... http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0059474