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A Poem Is A Naked Person (2016, original release: 2015)
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Call Number DVD/DOCUMENTARY/POEM


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Published: [New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2016] ©2015
Series: Criterion collection
Description:  1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN: 9781681431185, 1681431181,
Language:  English


Program notes by Kent Jones inserted in container

Special features: Good day Tulsa interview with Leon Russel and Harrod Blank, broadcast August 2015; excerpts from a 2013 Q&A with Les Blank; A film's forty-year journey: the making of A poem is a naked person, a new documentary featuring interviews with Harrod Blank, assistant editor and sound recordist Maureen Gosling, and artist Jim Franklin; Out in the woods, a short documentary by Maureen Gosling; trailers

Featuring Leon Russell, Jim Franklin, George Jones, Willie Nelson

Filmmaker Les Blank considered this free-form feature documentary about singer-songwriter Leon Russell, filmed between 1972 and 1974 while Blank was living at the Russell/Shelter records recording studio compound on Grand Lake of the Cherokees in NE Oklahoma, but unreleased due to creative differences and music clearance problems, to be one of his greatest accomplishments. Includes scenes of Russell and his band and others performing, both in concert and in the studio

DVD; region 1; NTSC; full screen (1.33:1); monaural

Related Searches:
Russell, Leon.
Rock musicians -- Biography. -- United States
Documentary films.
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Filmed performances.
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Additional Credits:
Cordell, Denny, 1943-1995, film producer
Blank, Les, director of photography, editor of moving image work
Russell, Leon, film producer, performer, interviewee
Franklin, Jim, 1943- artist, interviewee
Jones, George, 1931-2013, performer
Nelson, Willie, 1933- performer
Gosling, Maureen, recordist, editor of moving image work, interviewee, filmmaker
Blank, Harrod, interviewee
Janus Films,
Les Blank Films,
Skyhill Films,
Criterion Collection (Firm),

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