Lacking a formal narrative, Warhol's art house classic follows various residents of the Chelsea Hotel in 1966 New York City, presented in a split screen with a single audio track in conjunction with one side of screen.
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Made history by becoming the first "underground" film to be shown in a mainstream cinema. In a limited run at New York's Cinema Rendezvous from December 1st 1966. See more
Who wants to be an angel?
Two segments listed in the original program for The Chelsea Girls were deleted from the film: 'The Afternoon' and 'The Closet'. 'The Afternoon' starred Edie Sedgwick
who, according to Paul Morrissey
, asked for her footage to be taken out of the movie because she had signed a contract with Bob Dylan
's manager, Albert Grossman
. 'The Closet' starring Nico
and Randy Borscheidt
is now a separate film. See more