The Resource Burroughs, directed by Howard Brookner, (videorecording)

Burroughs, directed by Howard Brookner, (videorecording)

Label
Burroughs
Title
Burroughs
Statement of responsibility
directed by Howard Brookner
Title variation
Burroughs
Title variation remainder
the movie
Contributor
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
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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
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
Runtime
90
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
789
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Burroughs, directed by Howard Brookner, (videorecording)
Label
Burroughs, directed by Howard Brookner, (videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1983
  • Accompanying folded insert comprises an essay by Luc Sante (Burroughs that proud American) and collage artwork by Alison Mosshart
  • 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
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Accompanying material
1 folded-out booklet.
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn927352581
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Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
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Edition
Two-DVD special edition; Fullscreen edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (90 min.)
Isbn
9781681430782
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
Publisher number
  • CC2557D
  • CC2557D-2
  • CC2557D-1
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a1803899
  • (OCoLC)927352581
  • (CaAE) o927352581
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; monoaural; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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