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
6 minutes
ISBN: 0-933621-22-1

Available on the compilation Six Short Films of Les Blank

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