Like a Rolling Stone

Nick Dawson

in Being Hal Ashby

Published by University Press of Kentucky

Published in print March 2009 | ISBN: 9780813125381
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780813135267 | DOI:
Like a Rolling Stone

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This chapter examines Hal Ashby's directorial job for the Let's Spend the Night Together, a live concert film documenting the 1981 North American tour of the rock band The Rolling Stones. It discusses the occupational hazards of this project for Ashby who overdosed before a show in Arizona. Though the film was completed it had limited box office success. This chapter also mentions Ashby's decision to edit the films Second Hand Hearts and Lookin' to Get Out himself.

Keywords: Hal Ashby; box office; The Rolling Stones; Let's Spend the Night Together; Second Hand Hearts; Lookin' to Get Out

Chapter.  5070 words. 

Subjects: Film

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