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Ferlinghetti : a rebirth of wonder

Author: Christopher FelverLawrence FerlinghettiAllen GinsbergDennis HopperBilly CollinsAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : First Run Features, 2013.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This incisive and entertaining portrait of American poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti explores his vital role as catalyst for numerous literary careers and for the Beat movement itself. Interviews with Ferlinghetti and others reveal a rich mľange of characters and events that unfolded in postwar America. In 1953 Ferlinghetti opened City Lights Bookstore, which quickly evolved into an iconic institution symbolizing social  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Biographical films
Nonfiction films
Biography
Named Person: Lawrence Ferlinghetti; Lawrence Ferlinghetti
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Felver; Lawrence Ferlinghetti; Allen Ginsberg; Dennis Hopper; Billy Collins; First-Run Features (Firm); NY Noise Productions.
OCLC Number: 843451751
Credits: Director, Christopher Felver.
Cast: Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Allen Ginsberg, Dennis Hopper, Billy Collins.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 79 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, widescreen.
Responsibility: NY Noise Productions ; director, Christopher Felver.

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This incisive and entertaining portrait of American poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti explores his vital role as catalyst for numerous literary careers and for the Beat movement itself. Interviews with Ferlinghetti and others reveal a rich mľange of characters and events that unfolded in postwar America. In 1953 Ferlinghetti opened City Lights Bookstore, which quickly evolved into an iconic institution symbolizing social change and literary freedom. Six decades later, it is still going.

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