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The Resource Burroughs, Janus Films ; directed by Howard Brookner ; producers, Howard Brookner, Alan Yentob ; for Nova Convention, producers, James Grauerholz, John Giorno, Joe LoGiudice ; CitiFilmWorks ; Pinball London, Ltd

Burroughs, Janus Films ; directed by Howard Brookner ; producers, Howard Brookner, Alan Yentob ; for Nova Convention, producers, James Grauerholz, John Giorno, Joe LoGiudice ; CitiFilmWorks ; Pinball London, Ltd

Label
Burroughs
Title
Burroughs
Statement of responsibility
Janus Films ; directed by Howard Brookner ; producers, Howard Brookner, Alan Yentob ; for Nova Convention, producers, James Grauerholz, John Giorno, Joe LoGiudice ; CitiFilmWorks ; Pinball London, Ltd
Contributor
Artist
Commentator
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Filmmaker
Film producer
Production company
Publisher
Writer of supplementary textual content
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Made up of intimate, revelatory footage of the singular author and poet filmed over the course of five years, Howard Brookner's 1983 documentary about William S. Burroughs (Naked Lunch) was for decades mainly the stuff of legend; that changed when Aaron Brookner, the late director's nephew, discovered a print of it in 2011 and spearheaded a restoration. Includes on-screen appearances by Allen Ginsberg, Herbert Huncke, Terry Southern, and Lucien Carr
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Film editors, Scott Vickrey, Ben Morris ; camera, Tom DiCillo, Howard Brookner, James Lebovitz, Nicolas A. Stuthers, Richard L. Camp, Mike Southon, Cathy Dorsey, Larry Shiu
Dewey number
813/.5409
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Language note
In English; with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH)
LC call number
PS3552.U75
LC item number
Z575 2015
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PerformerNote
Featuring: William S. Burroughs, Francis Bacon, Mortimer Burroughs, William S. Burroughs Jr., Lucien Carr, Jackie Curtis, Allen Ginsberg, John Giorno, James Grauerholz, Brion Gysin, Herbert Huncke, Lauren Hutton, Stewart Meyer, Patti Smith, Terry Southern
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  • 1909-1992
  • 1947-1981
  • 1925-2005
  • 1947-1985
  • 1926-1997
  • 1953-
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  • 1978-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Brookner, Howard
  • Yentob, Alan
  • Grauerholz, James
  • Giorno, John
  • LoGiudice, Joe
  • Burroughs, William S.
  • Bacon, Francis
  • Burroughs, William S.
  • Carr, Lucien
  • Curtis, Jackie
  • Ginsberg, Allen
  • Huncke, Herbert
  • Hutton, Lauren
  • Meyer, Stewart
  • Smith, Patti
  • Southern, Terry
  • Vickrey, Scott
  • DiCillo, Tom
  • Southon, Mike
  • Jarmusch, Jim
  • Morgan, Ted
  • Fulton, Robert Edison
  • Sante, Luc
  • Mosshart, Alison
  • Janus Films
  • CitiFilmWorks (Firm)
  • Pinball London (Firm)
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
90
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  • Burroughs, William S
  • Authors, American
  • Feature films
  • Biographical films
  • Documentary films
Technique
live action
Label
Burroughs, Janus Films ; directed by Howard Brookner ; producers, Howard Brookner, Alan Yentob ; for Nova Convention, producers, James Grauerholz, John Giorno, Joe LoGiudice ; CitiFilmWorks ; Pinball London, Ltd
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1983
  • Special features: Disc 1: Commentary (new audio commentary by filmmaker Jim Jarmusch, who was a sound recordist on the film); Howard and Uncle Bill (new interview with Brookner's nephew, filmmaker Aaron Brookner, who oversaw the film's restoration (16 min.). Disc 2: Howard Brookner (audio interview with director Howard Brookner (1985) (24 min.), conducted by Burroughs biographer Ted Morgan); Outtakes; New York Film Festival, 2014 (footage from the premiere of the film's restoration, featuring Q&A with Jim Jarmusch, Aaron Brookner, filmmaker Tom DiCillo, and William S. Burrough's friend and fellow writer James Grauerholz (27 min.); Robert E. Fulton III edit (experimental edit of the film by inventor and photographer Robert E. Fulton III (1981) (23 min.). Insert includes an essay by critic Luc Sante and collage artwork by artist Alison Mosshart
Carrier category
DVD
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
local
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Two-DVD special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (90 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515161619
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Physical substance
DVD video
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)927352581
  • 621114
  • (OCoLC)ocn927352581
  • 621114
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, 1.33:1 aspect ratio; monoaural; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Burroughs, Janus Films ; directed by Howard Brookner ; producers, Howard Brookner, Alan Yentob ; for Nova Convention, producers, James Grauerholz, John Giorno, Joe LoGiudice ; CitiFilmWorks ; Pinball London, Ltd
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1983
  • Special features: Disc 1: Commentary (new audio commentary by filmmaker Jim Jarmusch, who was a sound recordist on the film); Howard and Uncle Bill (new interview with Brookner's nephew, filmmaker Aaron Brookner, who oversaw the film's restoration (16 min.). Disc 2: Howard Brookner (audio interview with director Howard Brookner (1985) (24 min.), conducted by Burroughs biographer Ted Morgan); Outtakes; New York Film Festival, 2014 (footage from the premiere of the film's restoration, featuring Q&A with Jim Jarmusch, Aaron Brookner, filmmaker Tom DiCillo, and William S. Burrough's friend and fellow writer James Grauerholz (27 min.); Robert E. Fulton III edit (experimental edit of the film by inventor and photographer Robert E. Fulton III (1981) (23 min.). Insert includes an essay by critic Luc Sante and collage artwork by artist Alison Mosshart
Carrier category
DVD
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
local
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Two-DVD special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (90 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515161619
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Physical substance
DVD video
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)927352581
  • 621114
  • (OCoLC)ocn927352581
  • 621114
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, 1.33:1 aspect ratio; monoaural; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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