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")
Recorded a series of albums reading his own works; one with musician and TV host Steve Allen
, another with jazz greats Al Cohn
and Zoot Simms
, and another on his own. Not selling well at first, the albums became sought-after collectibles later, with even bootleg copies fetching over $100, until...
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."