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Jack Kerouac
Page Three

on page one:
short profile
major works
other works

on page two:
poems, letters, journals
works about Jack

        Jack Kerouac nest to a tree         here on page three:

works by Family & Friends

videos & DVDs

other media

Works by Family & Friends

Life With Jack Kerouac book by Edie Kerouac-Parker  "You'll Be Okay: My Life With Jack Kerouac" [2007]
by Edie Kerouac-Parker, Edited by Timothy Moran & Bill Morgan

City Lights Books pb [9/2007] for $10.17
Nobody's Wife, King of The Beats book by Joan Haverty Kerouac   "Nobody's Wife: The Smart Aleck & The King of The Beats"
[2000] by Joan Haverty Kerouac

Creative Arts 9x6 pb [8/2000] for $14.95
Illustrated Biography of Jack Kerouac book by David Sandison & Carolyn Cassady   "Jack Kerouac: An Illustrated Biography" [1999]
by David Sandison & Carolyn Cassady

Chicago Review Press 11x8¼ hardcover
[10/99] for $17.47
Off The Road with Cassady, Kerouac & Ginsberg memoir by Carolyn Cassady   "Off The Road: My Years With Cassady, Kerouac and Ginsberg" [1990]
a memoir by Carolyn Cassady

Penguin 8½x5½ pb [8/91] for $10.47
Wm. Morrow 9½x6½ hardcover [7/90] out of print/used
Trainsong book by Jan Kerouac   "Trainsong" [1988 sequel to 'Baby Driver']
by Jan Kerouac

Thunder's Mouth Press 8¼x5½ pb [9/98] for $11.16
Henry Holt pb [4/89] out of print/used
Henry Holt hardcover [2/88] out of print/used
Minor Characters In The Beat Orbit of Jack Kerouac memoir by Joyce Glassman Johnson   "Minor Characters: A Young Woman's Coming-Of-Age In The Beat Orbit of Jack Kerouac" [1983]
memoir by Joyce Glassman Johnson

Penguin 7¾x5 pb [7/99] for $10.50
Baby Driver book by Jan Kerouac   "Baby Driver" [1981] by Jan Kerouac
Thunder's Mouth Press 8.2x5½ pb [4/98] for $11.16
Henry Holt pb [3/99] out of print/used
St. Martin hardcover [9/81] out of print/used
Heart Beat book by Carolyn Cassady   "Heart Beat: My Life With Jack & Neal" [1976]
by Carolyn Cassady

Creative Arts pb [7/76] out of print/used

"Heart Beat" feature film [Orion 1980]
Directed by John Byrum; starring Nick Nolte, Sissy Spacek & John Heard
Warner color VHS [1/93] for $19.99
full credits from IMDb

Fiction About Jack
and-or The Beats

Go Beat novel by John Clellon Holmes  "Go" [1952] by John Clellon Holmes
generally acknowledged as the first published Beat novel
Thunder's Mouth Press pb [10/2002] for $11.17
Thunder's Mouth 8x5¼ pb [10/97] out of print/used
Thunder's Mouth hardcover [10/88] out of print/used
NAL Trade pb [10/80] out of print/used

Kerouac's Ghost novel by Kenneth McGoogan   "Kerouac's Ghost" [1996]
by Kenneth McGoogan

Robert Davies Publg 8½x5½ pb [10/96] for $12.99
Jack Kerouac's Avatar Angel novel by Chuck Rosenthal  "Jack Kerouac's Avatar Angel" [Oct 2001]
by Chuck Rosenthal

a novel written 'in the voice of Jack Kerouac'
Hollyridge Press 9½x6½ hardcover [10/2001] for $16.76

Videos & DVDs

Jack Kerouac's "On The Road" feature film
[American Zoetrope/United Artists for release in 2011?]
Francis Coppola bought the movie rights to Kerouac's classic novel in 1979;
set for filming in Summer 2010; latest info from IMDb
to be directed by Walter Salles; recent casting includes Sam Riley as Sal Paradise {Kerouac}, Garrett
Hedlund as Dean Moriarty {Neal Cassady}, Viggo Mortensen as Old Bull Lee {Wm. S. Burroughs},
Amy Adams as Jane (Burroughs' wife Joan Vollmer}, and Kristen Stewart as Mary Lou Moriarty

color still from movie "Howl" of James Franco as Allen Ginsberg  "Howl" feature film [Oscilloscope Sept 2010]  
Allen Ginsberg's reading and book publication of the poem "Howl" triggered a federal trial for obscenity that resulted in a landmark decision. Co-produced, co-written & co-directed by Rob Epstein & Jeffrey Friedman; starring James Franco {as Ginsberg}, Mary-Louise Parker, Jeff Daniels, David Strathairn, Jon Hamm {as Jake Ehrlich}, Alessandro Nivola, Treat Williams, Aaron Tveit {as Peter Orlovsky}, Bob Balaban, Sean Patrick Reilly, Jon Prescott {as Neal Cassady}, Todd Rotondi {as Jack Kerouac}, Andrew Rogers {as Lawrence Ferlinghetti}, with archive footage of Allen Ginsberg and animation by The Monk Studios
DVD/Blu-ray not yet available • full credits at IMDbmovie entry at Wikipedia
official blog of lawyer Jake Ehrlich's estate

Kerouac's Big Sur documentary film directed by Curt Worden   "One Fast Move or I'm Gone: Kerouac's Big Sur" [indep release April 2008]
A documentary look at the summer of 1960, when Jack Kerouac retreated to Lawrence Ferlin-ghetti's remote cabin in the wilds south of Monterey, California – a time that formed the basis for Kerouac's 1962 novel "Big Sur". Co-produced & directed by Curt Worden; featuring Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Joyce Johnson, David Amram, Sterling Lord, Michael McClure, Carolyn Cassady, John Allen Cassady, Jami Cassady, Donal Logue, Tom Waits, Sam Shepard, Robert Hunter, Patti Smith, Lenny Kaye, John Ventimiglia, S.E. Hinton, Aram Saroyan, Amber Tamblyn, Erik Bauersfeld, Dar Williams, Diamond Dave Whitaker, Benjamin Gibbard, Jay Farrar, Sage Francis, Brenda Knight, Jack Hirschman, Dana Godbe, Herbert Gold, John Tytell, Bill Morgan & Paul Marion
video/DVD not yet available • full credits at IMDbofficial movie site

Neal Cassady movie directed by Noah Buschel  "Neal Cassady" [I.F.C. airdate May 2008]
Written & directed by Noah Buschel; starring Tate Donovan {as Neal Cassady}, Glenn Fitzgerald {as Kerouac}, Chris Bauer {as Ken Kesey}, Amy Ryan, Yehuda Duenyas {as Allen Ginsberg}, Hanna Hall, Josh Hamilton, Brendan Sexton III, Liza Weil, Merritt Wever, Stephen Adly Guirgis & Paz de la Huerta
video/DVD not yet available; full credits at IMDb

Beat Angel / Spirit of Kerouac movie directed by Randy Allred   "Beat Angel: The Spirit of Kerouac" [indep 2006]
Directed by Randy Allred; starring: Vincent Balestri, Frank Tabbita, Lisa Niemi & Amy Humphrey
self-published color DVD [10/2006] for $24.95
official movie site
Finding Jack Kerouac video directed by Jeff Lyon   "Finding Jack Kerouac" [indep 2002]
Written & directed by Jeff Lyon; starring Randall Sims, Christopher Lapish & Noelle Manuel
order DVD [10/2005] via FilmBaby for $15.99
credits at IMDbofficial movie site

"Book of The Blues" [2001 short]
Adapted {from "San Francisco Blues"} & directed by Lochlan Shelfer
video not available; credits at IMDb

On The Road with Jack Kerouac documentary film directed by John Antonelli   "On The Road with Jack Kerouac" [1990]
also known as "Jack Kerouac: King of the Beats"
Produced & directed by John Antonelli
Goldhil Media color DVD [4/2003] for $22.46
Goldhil Media color VHS [11/2001] for $19.95
Active Home Video VHS [6/90] out of stock/used
Jack Kerouac's Road 1988 movie from the National Film Board of Canada  "Jack Kerouac's Road: A Franco-American Odyssey" [1988]
Produced by the National Film Board of Canada
Kultur Video color VHS [7/99] for $19.95
full credits from IMDb
What Happened To Kerouac 1985 movie co-directed by Lewis MacAdams & Richard Lerner  "What Happened To Kerouac?" [1985 documentary]
Initial concept by Malcolm Hart; co-produced & co-directed by Lewis MacAdams, co-directed by Richard Lerner; featuring Steve Allen, Wm. S. Burroughs, Carolyn Cassady, Ann Charters, Gregory Corso, Diane Di Prima, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Allen Ginsberg, John Clellon Holmes, Joyce Johnson, Jan Kerouac, Michael McClure, Edie Kerouac Parker, Gary Snyder, with archive footage of William F. Buckley, Neal Cassady & Ed Sanders
Sony b&w/color DVD [8/2003] for $13.99
Winstar VHS [9/98] for $9.00
full credits from IMDb
Kerouac 1984 movie directed by John Antonelli  
"Kerouac, The Movie" [1984]
Produced, co-written & directed by John Antonelli
Mystic Fire b&w/color VHS [9/98] out of prodn/used
full credits from IMDb
11"x17" poster from Amazon for $9.99
"Jack Kerouac's America" [1984]
Produced & directed by John Antonelli

"The Subterraneans" [June 1960]
Directed by Ranald MacDougall; starring George Peppard
video/DVD not available; full credits from IMDb

Pull My Daisy 1959 movie   "Pull My Daisy" [1958]
Written by Jack Kerouac; directed by Robert Frank & Alfred Leslie;
narration by Jack Kerouac, starring Ginsberg, Corso & Orlovsky
VHS video available for $39.95 online from Fog City
full credits from IMDb
"I'd Rather Be Thin Than Famous:
Jack Kerouac & His Legacy" [year unknown]
video not available; credits from IMDb

Other Media

Kerouac audio catalog at Amazon

Poetry For The Beat Generation by Steve Allen & Jack Kerouac  "Poetry For The Beat Generation" album [1960] by Steve Allen & Jack Kerouac
E.M.I. Europe import CD [2/2008] for $21.26
Steve Allen plays soft jazz piano while Jack Kerouac reads his poetry; 14 tracks from Allen's live tv show in 1959, originally released on vinyl; includes "October In The Railroad Earth", "Deadbelly", "Charlie Parker", "The Sounds of The Universe Coming In My Window", "One Mother", "Goofing At The Table", "Bowery Blues", "Abraham", "Dave Brubeck", "I Had A Slouch Hat Too One Time", "The Wheel of The Quivering Meat Conception", "McDougal Street Blues", "The Moon Her Majesty", and "I'd Rather Be Thin Than Famous"

CBC Radio-Canada 25-minute interview with Jack Kerouac [1967]
"Le Sel de la Semaine: Entrevue avec Jack Kerouac"
video not available; exhibited at Museum of Television & Radio January 2003

The Jack Kerouac Collection audio CD  "The Jack Kerouac Collection" [1990]
Rhino audio CD [6/90] 3 disks for $49.98
Rhino audio CD [6/90] for $51.97
Rhino UNABR audio [1/98] 4 tapes - out of prodn/used
Rhino ABR audio [6/90] out of prodn/used
Jack Kerouac Romnibus CD-ROM  "Jack Kerouac ROMnibus" CD-ROM [1995]
Penguin book & CD-ROM [10/95] for $51.94
Readings By Jack Kerouac On The Beat Generation CD  "Readings By Jack Kerouac On The Beat Generation" [1997]
PolyGram/Verve audio CD [9/97] for $14.98
kicks joy darkness poetry readings CD  "Kerouac: kicks joy darkness" [1997]
readings of Jack's poetry by himself, Burroughs, Ferlinghetti, Ginsberg, Lydia Lunch, Michael Stipe, Hunter S. Thompson, Steven Tyler, Eddie Vetter & others
Rykodisc audio CD [4/97] for $11.98
Jack Kerouac Reads 'On The Road' CD  
"Jack Kerouac Reads On The Road" CD [1999]
actually a 28-minute portion, plus other readings & Jack singing!
RykoDisk audio CD [9/99] for $11.98
Orpheus Emerged book by Jack Kerouac   "Orpheus Emerged" [written 1945, publd 2000]
iBooks hardcover & CD-ROM [3/2002] for $16.80
LiveReads MS Reader ebook [12/2000] for $4.95
LiveReads Adobe Acrobat ebook [3/2001] for $4.95

BooksOnTape UNABR audio [12/2000] for $14.36
BooksOnTape audio CD [12/2000] for $15.96

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