American Rebel

United States, 1985

Film
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Biographical documentary of an all-American boy who turned communist pop star, Dean Reed. Reed, who lived for many years in East Germany, became the number one popular male singer in the Soviet bloc, and certain South American countries. This film tries to find out what motivated Reed to turn Red. Note: Program has black sub-titles which are difficult to read in sections.

Credits

producer/director

Will Roberts

production company

United Documentary Films

Language

English

Duration

01:30:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

36599

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Biographical

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Communism

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Reed, Dean

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

Music & Performing Arts → Popular music

Music & Performing Arts → Reed, Dean

People → Reed, Dean

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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