Cigarette Blues (1985)
This is a microcosmic Les Blank film in which bluesman Sonny Rhodes simultaneously addresses three of the filmmaker’s longstanding obsessions: death, cigarette smoking, and the nature of the blues. Soundtrack features Sonny Rhodes and the Texas Twisters performing at Eli’s Mile High Club in Oakland, California. Co-directed with Alan Govenor.
A film by Les Blank and Alan Govenar
Available on the compilation Six Short Films of Les Blank