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Writers Corner > For Kerouac Fans: On the Road the movie: Website is Open. Premier Date Unset.

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Philip A. Bralich, Ph.D. (philipbralich) | 1 comments Most Kerouac fans are aware that there has been a movie version of _On the Road_ in development for years. Francis Ford Coppola picked up the script and is producing it. That also may be known, but what is new is the trailer and the official website. This may be a good source of reading picks and recommendations. I am a big fan of Kerouac, Ginzberg, Waldman and the beats in general, so I would love if this movie inspired some renewal and some discussion. At the risk of “shameless self promotion,” I would also like to point out that my memoir which cannot dream of attaining the prose of Kerouac or the poetry of the beats addresses and picks up many of the themes from that era.

The movie website is at: http://www.ontheroad-themovie.com/?la...

For the trailer go to: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jerry-c...

To keep up with the movie and other beat news Jerry Cimino, proprietor of the Beat Museum in North Beach, SF (Just katty corner from City Lights) has a website at http://www.kerouac.com

He also has a lot of links to other beat sites and news, and with the movie coming up, you may want to keep up.

In related news: Ken Babbs, life-long friend of Ken Kesey and one of the original Merry Pransters has a new book out about his experience in Viet Nam, _Who Shot the Water Buffalo_.

Thought you might like to know.


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Jason Baldwin-Stephens | 69 comments Thank you for sharing, Phil.

I've been looking forward to this film for sometime.


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