The American Poet's Visit

Format: B&W 16mm film
Duration: 00:15:53

Director: Michael Thornhill
Producer: Ken Quinnell
Cast: Albie Thoms

Based on a story by Frank Moorhouse, this is a satire on left intellectual manners in Sydney at the time. Moorhouse's story was in turn based on an actual event, a party thrown by members of the Sydney Push for visiting American poet Kenneth Rexroth.



Peter Mudie
UBU Films: Sydney Underground Movies 1964-70, UNSW Press, 1998

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