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Lenny Bruce: Swear to Tell the Truth

Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 33 min.

Plot Summary
Comedian Lenny Bruce struck a subversive chord in an era of change in America. After getting his start as a conventional stand-up comic, Bruce's increasingly iconoclastic act transformed him into a leading figure of the 1960s counterculture. In smoky strip clubs and burlesque theaters, Bruce tackled controversial material that other comedians wouldn't touch. But, as a career-killing obscenity trial proved, Bruce's creative freedom and influence didn't come without a cost.

Cast: Robert De Niro , Steve Allen , Honey Bruce Friedman , Kitty Bruce , Lenny Bruce , JoJo D'Amore , John Dolan , Martin Garbus

Director: Robert B. Weide

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: Home Box Office (HBO) [us], Home Box Office Home Video

Lenny Bruce: Swear to Tell the Truth (1998)

Release Date: October 21st, 1998|1 hr. 33 min.

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