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Les Blank: Always For Pleasure (The Criterion Collection)(Blu-ray)(Region A)

Les Blank Films - Always for Pleasure (1968-1995) The Criterion Collection Blu-ray
 
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Les Blank: Always for Pleasure (1968-1995)

--Films Include The Blues Accordin’ to Lightnin’ Hopkins (1968); God Respects Us When We Work, but Loves Us When We Dance (1968); Spend It All (1971); A Well Spent Life (1971); Dry Wood (1973); Hot Pepper (1973); Always for Pleasure(1978); Garlic Is as Good as Ten Mothers (1980); Sprout Wings and Fly (1983); In Heaven There Is No Beer? (1984); Gap-Toothed Women (1987); Yum, Yum, Yum (1990); The Maestro: King of the Cowboy Artists (1994); Sworn to the Drum (1995)
--New 2K digital restorations of all fourteen films, with uncompressed monaural soundtracks on the Blu-rays
--Excerpt from Les Blank: A Quiet Revelation, an upcoming documentary by Gina Leibrecht
--New interviews with director Les Blank’s sons, Harrod and Beau; Blank documentary subject Gerald Gaxiola (a.k.a. the Maestro); filmmakers Skip Gerson, Maureen Gosling, Taylor Hackford, Tom Luddy, and Chris Simon; and chef and author Alice Waters
--Blank’s short films Lightnin’ Les (1968), Mr. Charlie, Your Rollin’ Mill Is Burnin’ Down (1968), The Sun’s Gonna Shine (1968), More Fess (1978), Julie: Old Time Tales of the Blue Ridge (1991), My Old Fiddle: A Visit with Tommy Jarrell in the Blue ---------Ridge (1995), and The Maestro Rides Again (2005)
--PLUS: An essay by film scholar Andrew Horton

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