CIAO! MANHATTAN parallels Andy Warhol Factory star Edie Sedgwick's glory days in the late 60's through her inevitable downfall and the tragic addiction that would take her life only weeks after filming wrapped in 1971.
Did You Know?
The line "Good night, Mrs. Calabash, wherever you are!" is a reference to comedian Jimmy Durante's enigmatic closing line for his Radio and TV shows. See more
Butch is seen hitch-hiking past a billboard advertising Land of Make Believe and past a graveyard. These locations are along US Route 46 in White Twp, New Jersey. Butch is later seen at the Pocono Diner in Tannersville, PA which is farther west. He says that he is trying to go to New York City but he would have been traveling in the wrong direction. See more
Speed is the ultimate, all-time high. That first rush. Wow! Just that burning, searing, soaring sense of perfection.
There's no way to explain it unless you've been through it. There's no way to tell anyone who hasn't tasted it. I'd like to turn the whole world on just for a moment... just for a moment. I'm greedy. I'd like to keep most of it for myself and a few others, a few of my friends. Keep that superlative high just on the cusp of each day so that I radiate sunshine.
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"Shouldn't All The World Be Dancing?
Written and Performed by Richie Havens See more