He's a producer, screenwriter, publicist and film preservationist.
But more importantly, Alex Gordon is a fan. His legendary
B-movie productions, his years as cowboy legend Gene
Autry's publicist, and his tireless work in film restoration
reflect the fact that his love for movies is unabashed.
Growing up in Hampstead, London, Alex was hooked early
on. "My brother and I and Bill Everson [the noted
film historian] used to go to all the matinees and see
all the westerns. I guess that stuck with me."
Following service in the second world war, Alex and
his brother Richard, an esteemed B-movie producer in
his own right, headed for the states with film careers
in mind. "We arrived in New York in 1947,"
Gordon remembers. "I moved to Hollywood permanently