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Pull My Daisy (1959)

Milo is a railroad brakeman, his wife a painter. They have some poet friends who spend a good bit of time hanging out at their apartment. When Milo and his wife are visited by their bishop,... See full summary »

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Jack Kerouac
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Jack Kerouac ... Narrator
Allen Ginsberg ... Allen (as Alan Ginsberg)
Gregory Corso Gregory Corso ... Gregory
Larry Rivers Larry Rivers ... Milo
Peter Orlovsky Peter Orlovsky ... Peter
David Amram David Amram ... Mezz McGillicuddy
Richard Bellamy Richard Bellamy ... Bishop (as Mooney Pebbles)
Alice Neel Alice Neel ... Bishop's mother
Sally Gross Sally Gross ... Bishop's sister
Pablo Frank Pablo Frank ... Pablo
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Delphine Seyrig ... Milo's wife (as Beltiane)
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Milo is a railroad brakeman, his wife a painter. They have some poet friends who spend a good bit of time hanging out at their apartment. When Milo and his wife are visited by their bishop, they naturally would like their friends to be on their best behavior. But poets will be poets. Written by George S. Davis <mgeorges@prodigy.net>

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English

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11 November 1959 (USA) See more »

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This film was selected to the National Film Registry, Library of Congress, in 1996. See more »

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Referenced in Glorious Caravan (2009) See more »

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The Crazy Daisy
Written by David Amram, Allen Ginsberg and Jack Kerouac
Performed by Anita Ellis
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The Innocence Of The Beats
10 May 2018 | by JohnnyLee1See all my reviews

A humorous almost innocent short film starring the Beat poets, alas not Kerouac but the narration which he wrote and speaks is beautiful and funny. In my innocence I was amazed to see the group passing around pot (*I know it was tobacco!) on camera. Thankfully this time capsule is available for viewing online (Open Culture) together with a clip of the poets visiting an East Side bar, filmed at the same time.


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