"The initial lyric would have been like a bad B picture," he observes.
"The end product was supposed to be like a good B picture imbued with a certain spiritual thing."
Just a movie writer with a couple of B pictures to his credit.
He worked in that capacity for two years then became a director, making several B pictures.
"I've done my best to avoid B pictures," he said in 1983.
We now know - and probably always knew - that the insidious space aliens of 1950's B pictures were standing in for communists.
Just a movie writer with a couple of "B" pictures to his credit staring at the bottom of a pool.
Wanda is both a seminal event in the independent film movement and a classic B picture.
It is, of course, a B picture, and Barton hasn't a clue as to how to start.
Gilbert played out the contract with one last, unimportant "B" picture, and left the studio in 1933.