A.K.A. Doc Pomus Poster

A.K.A. Doc Pomus

Release Date: October 4th, 2013

Not Yet Rated|1 hr. 38 min.

Plot Summary
Filmmakers Peter Miller and William Hechter chronicle the life of rock 'n' roll icon Doc Pomus from his childhood battle with polio through his induction into the Rhythm and Blues Hall of Fame.

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Genres: Documentary, Biography

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critic reviews( 3 )
  • William Hechter and Peter Miller’s documentary explores an artistic life well lived, combining interviews (Leiber & Stoller, Jimmy Scott, Ben E. King) and footage of the man at work beside kindred spirits like Dr. John, to construct a moving, un-mawkish portrait of a songwriting icon. show more

  • Even if you know this history already, A.K.A. Doc Pomus is vital and endearing, a celebration of a great artist, a great character, and the universality of great pop. show more

  • Expertly put together by editor Amy Linton, AKA Doc Pomus uses its wealth of material to create the sense of a man with a genius for putting undistilled emotion into his songs. show more

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