This classic short film—with narration by Jack Kerouac—has a cast that features Beat poet Allen Ginsberg along with Peter Orlovsky and Gregory Corso. Pull My Daisy was named to the Library of Congress National Film Registry in 1996.
This Song for Jack (Directed by Robert Frank, USA, 1983, 30 min.) Robert Frank brought his camera to “On The Road: The Jack Kerouac Conference” at the Naropa Institute in Boulder, Colorado in July 1982. His behind-the-scenes perspective captured reminiscences of legendary figures including Allen Ginsberg, Gregory Corso, William S. Burroughs, Abbie Hoffman, Ken Kesey and Edie Parker, Kerouac’s first wife. This Song for Jack was recently restored to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the conference the film documents.