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
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Lenny Said It. "Hot Honey" Did It. Together They Shocked America.
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was offered the part of Lenny Bruce but turned it down. He later said he regretted it after seeing the film. 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
l'm not anti-Christ or anti-religion, l just think it's encouraging that people are leaving the Church and going back to God.
Referenced in A Decade Under the Influence
Music by Bud Powell
Performed by Miles Davis See more