Cigarette blues

United States, 1985

Film
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As Texas blues singer Sonny Rhodes performs a song about a lover who died from smoking cigarettes, the film shows a sculpture made entirely of butts from the cigarettes which eventually killed the sculptor, Louis Bunce.

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Credits

production company

Dallas Museum of Art

Flower Films

co-director

Les Blank

Alan B. Govenar

Duration

00:05:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1985

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

017221

Language

English

Subject categories

Experimental

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Cancer

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Cigarette habit

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Cigarette smokers

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Health education

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Lungs - Cancer

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Smoking

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Tobacco habit

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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