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Adolfas Mekas

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Scorpio Rising: The 1964 Los Angeles Obscenity Trial
In the Spring of 1964, Los Angeles theater manager Michael A. Getz was arrested and placed on trial for screening Kenneth Anger‘s Scorpio Rising. Below are several articles the Underground Film Journal has found that follow the progression of the case. From the Los Angeles Times, March 3, 1964: Festival Entry Scheduled for Cinema’s Screen… Read More…
Taylor Mead, R.I.P.
Underground film actor and poet Taylor Mead has passed away at the age of 88 after suffering a debilitating stroke. He starred in The Flower Thief and Tarzan and Jane Regained.. Sort of.
Jonas Mekas: Rocket Man!
A 1963 issue of The Magazine of Fantasy & Science-Fiction features a skeletal Jonas Mekas hovering over his dashing brother Adolfas Mekas piloting a spaceship.