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Jack Kerouac, king of the beats

Author: John AntonelliJack KerouacAllen GinsbergLawrence FerlinghettiWilliam S BurroughsAll authors
Publisher: West Long Branch, NJ : Kultur, West Long Branch, NJ : Kultur International Films, Ltd. [2010] ©1984
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Kerouac's life is examined through fascinating rare documentary footage, revealing interviews with some of Kerouac's most famous contemporaries and friends, and dramatizations of scenes from his life and novels. Beginning with his Catholic boyhood, through his development as one of the most important modern American authors, to his self-destructive demise at the age of 49, 'Jack Kerouac: King of the Beats' is both  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographical films
Nonfiction films
Biography
Named Person: Jack Kerouac; Jack Kerouac
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John Antonelli; Jack Kerouac; Allen Ginsberg; Lawrence Ferlinghetti; William S Burroughs; Jerry Jones; Will Parrinello; Kultur International Films,
ISBN: 9780769791814 0769791816
OCLC Number: 768494507
Notes: Originally released in 1985 as motion picture with the title Kerouac.
Credits: Cinematography, Jerry Jones ; editing, Will Parrinello.
Cast: Jack Coulter, David Andrews, Jonah Pearson, John Rousseau, Patrick Turner, Michael Warner, Seth Goldstein, Leon Benedict.
Performer(s): Features interviews with Jack Kerouac, Allan Ginsberg, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, William S. Burroughs, and others.
Description: 1 videodisc (78 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Details: DVD format; NTSC, Region 1, widescreen.
Other Titles: Kerouac (Motion picture)
King of the beats
Responsibility: John Antonelli, producer/director ; Will Parrinello, co-producer ; John Tytell, John Antonelli, Frank Cervarich, writers.

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Kerouac's life is examined through fascinating rare documentary footage, revealing interviews with some of Kerouac's most famous contemporaries and friends, and dramatizations of scenes from his life and novels. Beginning with his Catholic boyhood, through his development as one of the most important modern American authors, to his self-destructive demise at the age of 49, 'Jack Kerouac: King of the Beats' is both an accurately detailed documentary and a moving drama.

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