Gary D. Rhodes
Gary D. Rhodes currently serves as Professor of Media at Oklahoma Baptist University. He is the author of Emerald Illusions: The Irish in Early American Cinema (IAP, 2012), The Perils of Moviegoing in America (Bloomsbury, 2012), and The Birth of the American Horror Film (Edinburgh UP, 2018), as well as the editor of such anthologies as Edgar G. Ulmer: Detour on Poverty Row (Lexington, 2008), The Films of Joseph H. Lewis (Wayne State University, 2012), and The Films of Budd Boetticher (Edinburgh UP, 2017). Rhodes is also the writer-director of such documentary films as Lugosi: Hollywood’s Dracula (1997) and Banned in Oklahoma (2004). His latest book, coauthored with Robert Singer, is Consuming Images: Film Art and the American Television Commercial (Edinburgh UP, 2020).