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The beat hotel.

Govenar, Alan B., 1952- (director.). Chapman, Harold, (interviewee.). Golding, Peter, (interviewee.). Rudie, Elliot, (interviewee.). Lebel, Jean-Jacques, (interviewee.). Harris, Oliver (Oliver C. G.) (interviewee.).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 82 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : First Run Features : 2012.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Alan Govenar.
Participant or Performer Note:
Interviewees: Jean-Jacques Lebel, Harold Chapman, Elliot Rudie, Peter Golding, Oliver Harris.
Summary, etc.:
1957. The Latin Quarter, Paris. A cheap no-name hotel became a haven for a new breed of artists fleeing the conformity and censorship of America. The hotel soon turned into an epicenter of Beat writing that produced some of the most important works of the Beat generation. It came to be known as the Beat Hotel. Alan Govenar's feature documentary The Beat Hotel explores this amazing place and time.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Corso, Gregory
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997.
Orlovsky, Peter, 1933-2010.
Burroughs, William S., 1914-1997.
Gysin, Brion.
Norse, Harold.
Chapman, Harold.
Beats (Persons)
Authors, American > Homes and haunts > France > Paris.
Americans > France > Paris > History > 20th century.
Bohemianism > France > Paris > History.
Hotels > France > Paris > History > 20th century.
Quartier latin (Paris, France) > Intellectual life > 20th century.
Nineteen fifties.
Nineteen sixties.

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