Dynamite Chicken

1969, R, 76 min. Directed by Ernest Pintoff. Starring Jimi Hendrix, Allen Ginsburg, Lenny Bruce, Al Goldstein, Paul Krassner, Malcolm X, Andy Warhol, Leonard Cohen, Joan Baez, Yoko Ono, John Lennon, Richard Pryor.

REVIEWED By Marjorie Baumgarten, Tue., Aug. 6, 2002

This rarely screened melange of skits, songs, parodies, and old movie clips that feature a kaleidoscope of countercultural figures comes across as disturbingly dated now that film nudity and rebellion have become commonplace sights, although the clips of Richard Pryor are always cited as among the film's ultimate treasures. The movie is double-billed with Wattstax.

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Dynamite Chicken, Ernest Pintoff, Jimi Hendrix, Allen Ginsburg, Lenny Bruce, Al Goldstein, Paul Krassner, Malcolm X, Andy Warhol, Leonard Cohen, Joan Baez, Yoko Ono, John Lennon, Richard Pryor

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