Lenny Bruce is considered to this day to be America's most controversial comedian. Filmed in 1965 at the Basin Street West in what would be his second-to-last live performance, Lenny directly addresses the accusations and allegations stemming from his multiple arrests for obscenity. This rare live performance also contains some of his famous stand-up bits including the prison riot with Dutch, the Warden, Father Flotski and Sabu, the prison doctor.
The only full-length unedited film from this brilliant comic. Also includes the animated masterpiece "Thank You Mask Man." filmed in August of 1965 at San Francisco's Basin Street West, this video focuses on his well publicized New York obscenity trial and is one of the last performances Bruce did before his death exactly one year later.
The only full length, unedited film, shot in August of 1965 at a nightclub in San Francisco, of one of America's best comic talents, Lenny Bruce.
Recorded and filmed in San Francisco, August 1965.
The CD and cassette versions include the routine "Christians and Jews."
Included is a cartoon, "Thank You Mask Man," with all of the voices provided by Bruce.
Routines include: "Thank You Mask Man" "Main Title" "The People of New York vs. Lenny Bruce" "Trial Lawyers" "Federal Courts" "The Transcript" "Jack Ruby" "A Terrible Sin" "Community Standards" "Insulting Sex" "Chicago" "Crime" "How the Jew and the Newgro Got into Show Business" "To Is a Preposition"