Hi Stephen,

If I remember correctly, Bob Cowan's wonderful short film Rockflow was
filmed at Electric Circus. Film-Makers' Coop should have it.

Andy Ditzler
Founder and curator, Film Love: www.filmlove.org
Co-founder, John Q collective: www.johnq.org



On Fri, Feb 19, 2016 at 4:23 PM, Oddball Films <i...@oddballfilm.com> wrote:

> We’re researching a doc about the Electric Circus, a nightclub that
> existed on the lower east side of NYC from 67-71. I’ve been told long since
> deceased filmmaker Barbara Rubin shot some footage there
> Might anyone have a contact with her estate? If you can help at all please
> contact me directly.
> We’re also searching for footage of the lower east side from that period
> as well as the following performers and celebrities either performing at
> the club or during that time period:
>
>
>
> Circus Maximus
> The Paupers
> Elephants Memory
> The United States of America
> Dave Van Ronk
> The Stone Ponies
> Auto Salvage
> Reunion with John Cage
> Pauline Oliveros
> Mel Powell
> Michael Sahl (Theater)
> David Behrman (Theater)
> Salvatore Martirano (Theater Lincolns Gettys burg address performed with a
> gas mask on)
> William Russo with Irma Routen (Theater “The Civil War” in memory of
> Martin Luther King)
> Alvin Lucier with Takahiko Iimura “Shelter 999999”
> Lejaren Hiller “Machine Music”
> Morton Subotnick (Live Electronic Music) (Started the San Francisco Tape
> Center)
> Sirocco (Electronic Street Music)
> Terry Riley
> Cecil Taylor and Don Cherry
> Christopher Tree
> Pulsa (Electronic Music environments performed by Yale students)
> Children of God
> Cyrus Erie
> Izhak Perlman
> Stephens Kate
> Michael Frager
> David Rosenboom (Electronic Music)
> Lowell Fulsom
> The Velvet Underground with Lou Reed
>
>  Here is a partial list of celebrities who went there. Many of these
> people were there on opening night.
>
> The Monkees
> The Rolling Stones
> Allen Ginsburg
> Truman Capote
> Warren Beatty
> Douglas Fairbanks Jr.
> Liza Minelli
> Peter Allen
> Vincente Minelli (Film Director)
> Leonard Bernstein (Conductor/ Composer)
> Bette Davis
> Jon Voight
> Michaelangelo Antonioni
> Tuli Kuferberg "The Fugs"
> David Blue "Folk Singer"
> George Plimpton
> Tom Wolfe
> Steve Smith (Kennedy In Law)
> Mary McCarthy (Novelist)
> Joe Shaw (Fighter)
> etc.
>
>
> If you can suggest any sources for the above it would be greatly
> appreciated.
>
>
>
> Best regards,
>
> Stephen Parr
> Director
>
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