Robert Matzen

Robert Matzen is the author of six books, including the award-winning "Errol & Olivia: Ego & Obsession in Golden Era Hollywood."  His previous print work includes many articles about classic films and starts and the Greenwood Press reference volume, "Carole Lombard: A Bio-Biography."  He appeared as an expert on Lombard in the BBC2 documentary “Living Famously: Clark Gable” (2005) and has been interviewed by the national press including the New York Post.  His work as a filmmaker earned national awards and his feature documentary about George Washington, "When the Forest Ran Red," is a genre classic.  He has also written and directed several films for NASA. Fireball: Carole Lombard & the Mystery of Flight 3 is available through and For more information, please visit

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