Howl [videorecording]

Contributor(s): Epstein, Robert P, 1955- | Franco, James, 1978- | Friedman, Jeffrey | Hamm, Jon, 1971- | Parker, Mary-Louise | Strathairn, DavidMaterial type: TextTextPublication details: [United States] Oscilloscope Laboratories, [2011] Description: 1 videodisc (84 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 inSubject(s): Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997 -- Drama -- Trials, litigation, etcGenre/Form: Feature films.Summary: Allen Ginsberg recounts the road trips, love affairs, and search for personal liberation that led to the most timeless, electrifying, and controversial work of his career. Pushing the limits and challenging the mainstream, the passionate and provocative Howl and its publisher find themselves on trial for obscenity, with prosecutor Ralph McIntosh setting out to have the book banned, while defense attorney Jake Ehrlich fervently argues for freedom of speech and creative expression.
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Bonus features: conversation with directors/audio commentary; making of featurette; director's research tapes; Allen Ginsberb reads Howl; James Franco reads Howl audio feature.

Originally released as a motion picture in 2010.

Allen Ginsberg recounts the road trips, love affairs, and search for personal liberation that led to the most timeless, electrifying, and controversial work of his career. Pushing the limits and challenging the mainstream, the passionate and provocative Howl and its publisher find themselves on trial for obscenity, with prosecutor Ralph McIntosh setting out to have the book banned, while defense attorney Jake Ehrlich fervently argues for freedom of speech and creative expression.

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