Interview-style biography of controversial and pioneering stand-up comedian Lenny Bruce. The film traces Bruce from his beginnings as a Catskills comic to his later underground popularity based on his anti-establishment politics and his scatological humor. Written by
Scott Renshaw <email@example.com>
Lenny's Time Has Finally Come!
Did You Know?
The one-take master shot scene of Lenny doing his act in a raincoat near the end of the film came from an actual tape recorded from a show he did that was sent to Dustin Hoffman
by a student who saw the show. Lenny's exact words in the scene on stage are verbatim from the tape of his show. See more
During the movie's opening monologue, Lenny says that it's 1964 and then references the MDA Telethon, which debuted in 1966. See more
The problem is we always expect women to be a combination sunday school teacher, and $500-a-night hooker!
It Never Entered My Mind
Music by Richard Rodgers
Performed by Miles Davis See more