Jerry Gross
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1940
Birth Place:
New York, NY

Biography

Well-noted for his outrageous film promotions on the drive-in/exploitation circuit of the late '60s and early '70s, former director-turned-promotion legend Jerry Gross was the man who saw to it that Melvin Van Peebles' 1971 classic Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song found its way to filmgoers during a time when African-American films were considered unprofitable by major studios. Born in New York...