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The Junky's Christmas (1994)

Burroughs takes down a book and reads us the story of Danny the Carwiper, who spends Christmas Day trying to score a fix, but finds the Christmas spirit instead.
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Complete credited cast:
William S. Burroughs ... Narrator (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Susan Ashline Susan Ashline ... Christmas dinner friend
Dayton Bard Dayton Bard ... Christmas dinner friend
Jon Blumb Jon Blumb ... Christmas dinner friend
Jennifer Brosseau Jennifer Brosseau ... Christmas dinner friend
Susan Brosseau Susan Brosseau ... Christmas dinner friend
John Dillon John Dillon ... Christmas dinner friend
Jose Ferez Jose Ferez ... Christmas dinner friend
James Grauerholz James Grauerholz ... Christmas dinner friend
Steven Lowe Steven Lowe ... Christmas dinner friend
James McCrary James McCrary ... Christmas dinner friend
David Ohle David Ohle ... Christmas dinner friend
Wes Pittman Wes Pittman ... Christmas dinner friend
Lou Propst Lou Propst ... Christmas dinner friend
Wayne Propst Wayne Propst ... Christmas dinner friend
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Burroughs takes down a book and reads us the story of Danny the Carwiper, who spends Christmas Day trying to score a fix, but finds the Christmas spirit instead. Written by Kathy Li

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Danny The Car Wiper was on the Nod

Based on the short story by Burroughs or the same name this is a short clay-mation released by Francis Ford Copolla.

Narrated by Burroughs, we follow Danny a junk sick and broke bum on his aimless wanderings to find that christmas fix, his eyes are sting and all he can feel is the raw ache in his bones, only the warming rush of Junk will make his at ease. Severed leg's, drunk Doctors and and a 1/4 grain all go into making this a superb little tale that every family should gather round come christmas morning.

With a small scene during Thanksgiving at Burrough's house tagged on the end (he slices the Turkey with a switchblade) it's a worthy way of spending 22 mins over and over again.


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