Salva was convicted in 1988 of sexually molesting a 12-year-old actor who was starring in one of his films – and for possessing child pornography.
The conviction didn’t stop Disney from placing Salva in a director’s chair – with access to young actors.
“As controversy swirled around filmmaker Victor Salva, who pleaded guilty in 1988 to molesting a boy on the set of his low-budget picture ‘Clownhouse,’ Salva’s agent said that a good showing at the box office may salvage the 37-year-old director’s career,” the LA Times reported on Oct. 31, 1995. “’At least three studios are meeting with him. One has already given Victor scripts to read,’ said his agent, David Gersh, who declined to name the studios.”
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