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Heart Beat (1980)

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The life and friendship between the icons of the Beat Generation - Neal Cassady, Carloyn Cassady and Jack Kerouac.

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Ray Sharkey ...
Ira
Ann Dusenberry ...
Stevie
Margaret Fairchild ...
Mrs. Kerouac
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Dick
Mary Margaret Amato ...
Waitress
Kent Williams ...
Ogden
Susan Niven ...
Ogden's Secretary
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Mickey Kelly ...
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Luis Contreras ...
Mexican Junkie
Sharon Lee ...
Blonde in Car
Stephen Davies ...
Bob Bendix
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The life and friendship between the icons of the Beat Generation - Neal Cassady, Carloyn Cassady and Jack Kerouac.

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They shocked us. They outraged us. They didn't do anything wrong. They just did it first.

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24 September 1980 (France)  »

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The role of "Ira" is a thinly veiled portrayal of Allen Ginsberg. The name was changed after Ginsberg objected. See more »

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THE TWIST
Written by Hank Ballard
Performed by Hank Ballard
Courtesy of Gusto Records, Inc.
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another cool movie not many have seen
27 January 2004 | by (Sarasota, Florida) – See all my reviews

This is another good movie about a fascinating time, place and group of people in Americana that was missed by most people. It was a film that you didn't want to end. I highly recommend it, especially to the younger generation who don't know what cool really is...


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