Kerouac, the Movie
(works "Visions of Gerard", "Dr. Sax", "Vanity of Duluoz", "The Town and the City", "On the Road", "Desolation Angels", "Dharma Bums" and "Big Sur and others")
Excerpted from the novel, "And the Hippos Were Boiled in Their Tanks" (Published by Penguin Classics), "Kerouac and Burroughs: 'New' Beats novel," Published in "The Independent (UK)," Published 5 November 2008.
6 Biographical Movies
6 Print Biographies
Jean-Louis Incogniteau | Jean-Louis | Jean-Louis de Lebris Kerouac | John Kerouac
5' 8" (1.73 m)
Did You Know?
You can't fight City Hall. It keeps changing its name.
Although he served in the Merchant Marine during World War II, like many French Canadians Kerouac felt that the U.S. should not be at war with Germany. Vichy France was an ally of Nazi Germany, and many French Candians in Quebec were pro-Germany (one of the reasons Laurence Olivier
played a French Canadian...
Originated the term "Beat Generation."