Cigarette Blues (1985)

About the Film

This is one of three short films in the Living Texas Blues series. Cigarette Blues features Sonny Rhodes and the Texas Twisters performing at Eli's Mile High Club in Oakland, California. For more information, see Alan Govenar, Meeting the Blues: The Rise of the Texas Sound (Da Capo, 1995) and Alan Govenar, The Early Years of Rhythm and Blues (Schiffer Publishing, 2004).

Licensing

For licensing, film rights and permissions, contact Les Blank, Alan Govenar, the distributor Documentary Arts, Inc., or Folkstreams.

Film Details

  • Film by: Les Blank, Alan Govenar
  • Produced by: Dallas Museum of Art
  • Cinematographer: Les Blank
  • Sound: Chris Strachwitz, Susan Kell
  • Editor: Maureen Gosling, John Davis
  • Other Credits: Researched by Alan Govenar.
  • Original Format: Film: 16mm
  • ©1985, Alan Govenar and Les Blank
  • 4 mins, Color
  • Categories:
    Music