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Hot Nights; Bukowski


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Hot Nights
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Series Description

1979 series of films acquired by WGBH - some by local independent filmmakers. Titles include: LOVE IT LIKE A FOOL by Susan Wengraf; PORTRAITS FROM THE 2 O'CLOCK by Fred Simon; BOSTON'S MARATHON MAN by Nancy Porter; THE FEMALE LINE by Pam Peabody; TATTOO by Whit Rummel; CHARLEEN by Ross McElwee; ISADORA DUNCAN: THE BIGGEST DANCER IN THE WORLD by Ken Russell; FEAR AND LOATHING ON THE ROAD TO HOLLYWOOD by Hunter Thompson; ISAAC SINGER'S NIGHTMARE; BUKOWSKI; DEAL; HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MRS. CRAIG! Series release date: 1979

Program Description

Hank Bukowski, once a postman, now a hard drinking poet and cult hero. By Taylor Hackford.



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Broadcast program

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Film and Television
Chicago: “Hot Nights; Bukowski,” 08/28/1979, GBH Archives, accessed January 20, 2022,
MLA: “Hot Nights; Bukowski.” 08/28/1979. GBH Archives. Web. January 20, 2022. <>.
APA: Hot Nights; Bukowski. Boston, MA: GBH Archives. Retrieved from
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