THE BLANK GENERATION
- A film about the birth
of New York punk rock with early footage
of Patti Smith, the Ramones, Talking Heads,
Blondie and others!
This black/white clip compilation was shot in
1974-75 by Ivan Kral
, originally for his
personal home movies. The D-I-Y spirit
of the film includes demo recordings for the music of each band shot at CBGB and other New York
locations. Co-edited with underground filmmaker Amos Poe.
(in order of appearance)
Patti Smith Group
New Year’s Eve @ CBGB
New York Dolls
The Official Blank Generation film
(not to be confused with other films of the same name).
Filmmaker Ivan Kral
was the 1970's guitarist for Patti Smith, Blondie and Iggy Pop. He was born in Prague, Czechoslovakia and
is currently an American songwriter.
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