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Gregory Corso ...
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Larry Rivers ...
Milo
Peter Orlovsky ...
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Richard Bellamy ...
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Alice Neel ...
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Sally Gross ...
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Pablo Frank ...
Pablo
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Milo is a railroad brakeman, his wife a painter. They have some poet friends who spend a good bit of time hanging out at their apartment. When Milo and his wife are visited by their bishop, they naturally would like their friends to be on their best behavior. But poets will be poets. Written by George S. Davis <mgeorges@prodigy.net>

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This film was selected to the National Film Registry, Library of Congress, in 1996. See more »

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Referenced in Mr. Hoover and I (1989) See more »

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The Crazy Daisy
Lyrics by Allen Ginsberg and Jack Kerouac
Performed by Anita Ellis
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On the Road--Again
6 April 2002 | by (City of Angels) – See all my reviews

Various "Beat Generation" luminaries hang out in a New York apartment. I usually couldn't care less about the Beats, but this short film is fairly absorbing, thanks mostly to Jack Kerouac's vibrant narration. It makes me nostalgic for the '50s, and I wasn't even around back then.


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