The Black Rider
(TV Movie) (by - as William Burroughs) / (libretto - as William Burroughs)
(texts - as William Burroughs)
Restored and expanded version of "Naked Lunch" published.
4 Biographical Movies |
2 Print Biographies |
6 Portrayals |
2 Interviews |
7 Articles |
William Burroughs | William Lee
5' 11½" (1.82 m)
Ilse Herzfeld Klapper
Did You Know?
If you wish to alter or annihilate a pyramid of numbers in a serial relation, you alter or remove the bottom number. If we wish to annihilate the junk pyramid, we must start with the bottom of the pyramid: the Addict in the Street, and stop tilting quixotically for the "higher ups" so called, all of whom are immediately replaceable. The addict in the street who must have junk to live is the one ...
In 1951 Burroughs and his common-law wife Joan got drunk at a party in Mexico City, where they were living (he was a heroin addict and she was addicted to Benzedrine, and drugs were easier to come by in Mexico). They decided to do a "William Tell" act with Joan balancing a glass on her head and Burroughs shooting it off with a gun. He missed and Joan was killed. This incident was later worked ...
Gravelly voice, a fedora tipped to the right with heavy glasses and dark, sardonic sense of humor.