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Pop Odyssee 1 - Die Beach Boys und der Satan

1997
59m
Documentary/Music
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Cast

Kenneth Anger (Self)Brian Carman (Self)Dick Dale (Self)Robert Dalley (Self)

Director

Christoph Dreher

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Synopsis

The Beach Boys and Satan is a documentary film made as part of the Pop Odyssee series and directed by music documentary specialist Christoph Dreher. This documentary, in addition to placing The Beach Boys rise to success into context with rarely seen footage of the band, exposes California's darker side and investigates the connections between some of the most controversial characters of that period (Anton La Vey, Kenneth Anger, and Brian Wilson) and their connection to the Manson Family. The film includes interviews with Kim Fowley, Don Was and the creative force behind the Beach Boys, Brian Wilson. There are also archive clips surrounding the trial of Charles Manson and various members of The Family The film which was originally released in 1997 has been unavailable for some time.

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