|aKerouac|h[videorecording] /|cJohn Antonelli, producer/director ; John Tytell, John Antonelli, Frank Cervarich, writers.
|aNew York, NY :|bMystic Fire Video,|cc1995.
|a1 videocassette (73 min.) :|bsd., col. with b&w sequences ;|c1/2 in.
|aOriginally produced as a documentary motion picture in 1986.
|aDirector of photography, Jerry Jones ; editor, Will Parrinello ; music, Charles Mingus, Duke Ellington, Thelonius Monk, Zoot Sims.
|aNarrator, Peter Coyote.
|aBeginning with his impoverished Catholic boyhood, through his development as one of the most important modern American authors, to his self-destructive demise at the age of 47, Kerouac's life is examined through rare documentary footage, including television appearances with Steve Allen and William Buckley, interviews with his contemporaries, and dramatized scenes from his life and works.