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Scott Allen Nollen

Title: Author
Industry: Author
Type of Organization: Publishing
Major Product/Service: Writing books
Expertise: Mr. Nollen has over 30 years experience. He has written 25 books, generally about the history of film. He is recognized as an American historian, biographer, archivist, filmmaker and musician. Mr. Nollen is the author of a series of popular books on the history of film, music, literature and African American studies. He has also produced, directed and played 2 roles in the independent film "Lofty" (2005), and co-wrote the screenplays for the award-winning documentaries "Kreating Karloff" (2006) and "Finnigan's War" (2013).
Geographic Area of Distribution: International
University/Degree: B.A., Honors, History/Broadcasting and Film, 1988; M.A., History, University of Iowa, 1989
Born: April 2, 1963, Harlan, Iowa
Hobbies/Sports: Boxing, music composing and production
Spouse: Yuyun Yuningsih Nollen
Married: September, 2017, Bandung, Indonesia
Children: Julio (stepson)
Work History: Previously, Mr. Nollen served as an Archivist for the National Archives and Records Administration.
Honors & Awards: 10 year Service Award, U.S. Government; Nomination, Best Rock and Roll/Rhythm and Blues Book for "Jethro Tull", Association for Recorded Sound Collections
Published Works: 25 books including: "The Making and Influence of I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang", "Three Bad Men: John Ford, John Wayne, Ward Bond", "Boris Karloff: A Gentleman's Life", "Jethro Tull: A History of the Band, 1968-2001", "Sir Arthur Conan Doyle at the Cinema: A Critical Study of the Film Adaptations", "Louis Armstrong: The Life, Music and Screen Career", "Robert Louis Stevenson: Life, Literature and the Silver Screen" and others; Essays and articles
Career Accomplishments: Mr. Nollen has received accolades from numerous collaborations with film directors, screenwriters and the descendants of Hollywood notables on various book projects.