BRUCE, LENNY. 1925-1966. An unreleased, edited 16 mm film by "Count" Lewis DePasquale featuring Lenny Bruce, approximately 450 feet, running time 12:37, black-and-white, original jazz soundtrack (likely by "Count" Lewis),
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BRUCE, LENNY. 1925-1966.
An unreleased, edited 16 mm film by "Count" Lewis DePasquale featuring Lenny Bruce, approximately 450 feet, running time 12:37, black-and-white, original jazz soundtrack (likely by "Count" Lewis),
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BRUCE, LENNY. 1925-1966. An unreleased, edited 16 mm film by "Count" Lewis DePasquale featuring Lenny Bruce, approximately 450 feet, running time 12:37, black-and-white, original jazz soundtrack (likely by "Count" Lewis), BRUCE, LENNY. 1925-1966. An unreleased, edited 16 mm film by "Count" Lewis DePasquale featuring Lenny Bruce, approximately 450 feet, running time 12:37, black-and-white, original jazz soundtrack (likely by "Count" Lewis), BRUCE, LENNY. 1925-1966. An unreleased, edited 16 mm film by "Count" Lewis DePasquale featuring Lenny Bruce, approximately 450 feet, running time 12:37, black-and-white, original jazz soundtrack (likely by "Count" Lewis), BRUCE, LENNY. 1925-1966. An unreleased, edited 16 mm film by "Count" Lewis DePasquale featuring Lenny Bruce, approximately 450 feet, running time 12:37, black-and-white, original jazz soundtrack (likely by "Count" Lewis), BRUCE, LENNY. 1925-1966. An unreleased, edited 16 mm film by "Count" Lewis DePasquale featuring Lenny Bruce, approximately 450 feet, running time 12:37, black-and-white, original jazz soundtrack (likely by "Count" Lewis), BRUCE, LENNY. 1925-1966. An unreleased, edited 16 mm film by "Count" Lewis DePasquale featuring Lenny Bruce, approximately 450 feet, running time 12:37, black-and-white, original jazz soundtrack (likely by "Count" Lewis),
BRUCE, LENNY. 1925-1966.
An unreleased, edited 16 mm film by "Count" Lewis DePasquale featuring Lenny Bruce, approximately 450 feet, running time 12:37, black-and-white, original jazz soundtrack (likely by "Count" Lewis), in Paillard film cannister, unlabeled.
Provenance: "Count" Lewis DePasquale; by descent.

AN UNRELEASED ORIGINAL SHORT FILM FEATURING LENNY BRUCE as a down on his luck newspaper salesman living in a flophouse who accidentally discovers the wonders of methamphetamine when a dope dealer discards his stash into our downtrodden hero's coffee. Conceived by Count and Lenny, with an original jazz score likely written by Count, and made on Count's own 16 mm camera, this is a quirky and intimate look at the two friends' minds at work (or play), and at the same time touches on many of the themes that governed Bruce's life during their friendship, drugs, cops, love, and evincing a whimsical humor characteristic of his best routines.
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