From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia
Dr. Eric Schaefer (b. 1959) is a professor and film historian. A member of the Northeast Historic Film Board of Advisors, he is an associate professor at Emerson College and is best known for his book on exploitation filmmaking, Bold! Daring! Shocking! True": A History of Exploitation Films, 1919-1959, published by Duke University Press in 1999.
- Bold! Daring! Shocking! True": A History of Exploitation Films, 1919-1959 (1999) - Duke University Press.
- "Plain Brown Wrapper: Adult Films for the Home Market, 1930-1970", In the Absence of Films: Towards a New Historiographic Practice, Eric Smoodin and Jon Lewis, editors, Duke University Press.
- "Gauging a Revolution: 16mm Film and the Rise of the Pornographic Feature". Cinema Journal - 41, Number 3, Spring 2002, pp. 3-26.
- "Dirty Little Secrets: Scholars, Archivists, and Dirty Movies". The Moving Image - Volume 5, Number 2, Fall 2005, pp. 79-105