Poor Donny B. ... forever wandering the streets looking for that fix to end all fixes. Those around him, his family, people in the neighborhood, functionaries in the system, however, know what's in store ... the degradation of junkie-life.
A surprisingly non-sanctimonious anti-smack film, this 1969 cautionary tale uses a docudrama motif underscored by a groovy soundtrack the kids can dig.
'A Day in the Death of Donny B.' makes for a thoroughly entertaining short.
In this clip multi-instrumentalists and all-around talents Cliff Crofford & Billy Mize perform rollicking, stomping rendition of Waterloo. From 1959, this number is another prime example of the world famous Bakersfield Sound.
Henri-Georges Clouzot's 1955 masterpiece Le Diaboliques stars the seductive Simone Signoret and his beautiful wife Vera Clouzot entangled in an intimate, criminal affair. Still gripping even by today's standards, one wonders who is more diabolical, the characters in the film, or Henri-Georges Clouzot in his artfulness and precision crafting the first and perhaps ultimate psycho-drama.
And if you've already seen in, don't reveal the ending.