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Beware of Mr. Baker (2012)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 17 May 2013 (UK)
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Ginger Baker looks back on his musical career with Cream and Blind Faith; his introduction to Fela Kuti; his self-destructive patterns and losses of fortune; and his current life inside a fortified South African compound.

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Jay Bulger

Writer:

Jay Bulger
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Cast

Credited cast:
Bob Adcock Bob Adcock ... Himself
Tony Allen Tony Allen ... Himself
Carmine Appice ... Himself
Brian Auger Brian Auger ... Himself
Ginette Baker Ginette Baker ... Herself
Ginger Baker ... Himself
Kofi Baker Kofi Baker ... Himself
Leda Baker Leda Baker ... Herself
Art Blakey ... Himself (archive footage)
John Bonham ... Himself (archive footage)
Bonnie Bramlett ... Herself
Jack Bruce ... Himself
Jay Bulger ... Himself
Malcolm Cecil Malcolm Cecil ... Himself
Eric Clapton ... Himself
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Ginger Baker looks back on his musical career with Cream and Blind Faith; his introduction to Fela Kuti; his self-destructive patterns and losses of fortune; and his current life inside a fortified South African compound.

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Genres:

Documentary

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 May 2013 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Cuidado con Mr. Baker See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,195, 2 December 2012, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$114,271, 3 March 2013
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Insurgent Media See more »
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Color
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Connections

Featured in Imagine: Beware of Mr. Baker (2015) See more »

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N.S.U.
Written by Jack Bruce
performed by Cream
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Beware of Mr. Baker is a fascinating, humorous and at times fairly moving piece about one of rock and jazz's greatest drumming ancestors, Ginger Baker.
9 June 2013 | by Rave ChildSee all my reviews

Beware of Mr. Baker is a fascinating, humorous and at times fairly moving piece about one of rock and jazz's greatest drumming ancestors, Ginger Baker. From the truly unholy amount of multi-decade long substance abuse, this is a man who should be long dead, and yet here he still is, able to tell his story when he feels like it. Baker goes down as a largely unsympathetic man that no one feels the need to speak politely of, nor does he expect or want them to. Beware of Mr. Baker is a fascinating film mostly because of the sheer amount of people director Jay Bulger manages to track down to speak about Baker...


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