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American Boy: A Profile of - Steven Prince (1978)

Director Martin Scorsese talks to actor Steven Prince about his past. As the night goes on, Prince reveals some very amusing and moving stories of his experiences with drugs and violence.

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Martin Scorsese

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Julia Cameron (treatment), Mardik Martin (treatment)
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Steven Prince ... Himself
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Director Martin Scorsese talks to actor Steven Prince about his past. As the night goes on, Prince reveals some very amusing and moving stories of his experiences with drugs and violence.

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USA

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English

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October 1978 (USA) See more »

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American Boy See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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$155,000 (estimated)
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Mono

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Color

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1.37 : 1
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The film takes place during one night with actor Steven Prince telling stories, mainly from his adult life, to a small group of friends, including director Martin Scorsese and actor George Memmoli. The stories are intercut with home movies of Prince's childhood with an on-screen caption identifying the next story. See more »

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Terrific interview.
17 April 1999 | by jeff-201See all my reviews

Although the movie is simply a document of an interview with Stephen Prince, the film becomes so much more. Scorsese truly gives the viewer an in depth view into the man's life; mostly due to Prince's wonderful role as a story teller. Some of the tales he tells are fascinating, some silly, some so outlandish you have to doubt their sincerity. Extremely entertaining, and a prerequisite for any Tarantino fan -- see the film and you'll see what I mean.


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