Re: Janis Joplin

Frank Landrum (
Wed, 1 Nov 2000 14:43:30 -0800 (PST)

You are right Greg, there is much more out there than I realized. It is
not the one that I didn't like. Her parents in interviews didn't like the
one I'm referring to either. Thanks for the clarification and info.
This is such a great listserv. Thanks Gary.
Frank Landrum

At 02:15 PM 11/1/00 -0800, you wrote:
>The 1974 cinematic release "Janis" (later subtitled "The Way She Was") was
>released 4 years after her death, so I'm not sure if that's the rush job
>Frank Landrum seems to dislike so. I've seen the documentary both in the
>theater and on video and enjoyed a lot both times. Amazon mentions that
>this film was done with the approval of the familiy and does not explore her
>'dark side' at any length, but I can't say I see that as a real
>flaw--there's plenty of stuff out there(at least in print) that explores
>that aspect of her life.
>It does include a performance and interview sequences from "The Dick Cavett"
>show, along with studion rehearsals and live performances, so I'm fairly
>certain that this is the film your patron is requesting.
>Greg Callahan
>>From: Frank Landrum <>
>>To: Multiple recipients of list <>
>>Subject: Re: Janis Joplin
>>Date: Wed, 1 Nov 2000 11:35:57 -0800 (PST)
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