A short film that typifies the Beat Generation. Directed by Robert Frank and Alfred Leslie, Daisy was adapted by Jack Kerouac from the third act of his play, Beat Generation; Kerouac also provided improvised narration.
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A jazzy lark, which should not surprise you if you are familiar w/ the baseline of the particulars. These guys were part of a scene of scenes, of course. They made scenes, willy-nilly, from whole cloth. Alas, even when not playing a character we are playing a character. Kerouac's voice-over guides us gleeful over the surfaces of a deep promenade. Something wild + delicious here is being born on the American margins.