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The Lenny Bruce Performance Film

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Those seeking proof of the much-vaunted brilliance of the highly influential nightclub comic [[Performer~P9126~Lenny Bruce~lennybruce]] will probably be disappointed by Lenny Bruce: Performance Film. Shot in grainy black-and-white, this film was made at the tail end of [[Performer~P9126~Lenny~lennybruce]]'s career, shortly before his death in 1966. By this time, [[Performer~P9126~Bruce~lennybruce]] had been unhinged by excessive drug abuse and by his many arrests for obscenity. Instead of striving for...more

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