Lenny

Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1974. Vintage reference photograph from the 1974 film, showing actress Valerie Perrine in costume, or arguably lack thereof, as Lenny Bruce's wife, stripper Honey Bruce. With holograph annotations in ink and pencil on the verso regarding layout.

Based on Julian Barry's 1971 play, which followed the career, decline, and death by morphine overdose of controversial comedian Lenny Bruce. A tour de force, shot in black and white, with documentary-like direction, interspersed with interviews. Bob Fosse's third film as director, and first non-musical. Nominated for six Academy Awards and the Palme d'Or.

Shot on location in Miami Beach, Florida.

8 x 10 inches. Near Fine.

Twilight Time.


[Book #149645]

Price: $450.00