Conrad Rooks (director, screenwriter, starring)
Jean-Louis Barrault, William S. Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, Ravi Shankar, Paula Pritchett, Ornette Coleman (starring)

Universal City: Universal Pictures, 1966. Vintage photograph from the 1966 film. With manuscript annotations on the verso.

Rooks' first film, a semi-autobiographical account of a man who travels to France to undergo a drug-withdrawal cure. With cameos by a virtual who's-who of counterculture figures of the time, including Allen Ginsberg (as "Messiah"), William S. Burroughs (as "Opium Jones"), Ravi Shankar (as "Sun God"), Moondog (as "The Prophet"), and Ornette Coleman (as a peyote eater).

8 x 10 inches. Near Fine.

[Book #144543]