WorldCat Identities

Bruce, Lenny

Overview
Works: 235 works in 471 publications in 2 languages and 8,201 library holdings
Genres: Trials, litigation, etc  Biography  Biographical films  Drama  Film adaptations  Documentary films  Music  Poetry  Live sound recordings  Filmed interviews 
Roles: Author, Performer, Narrator, Creator, Other, Lyricist
Classifications: PN2287.B726, 345.730274
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Lenny Bruce
The trials of Lenny Bruce : the fall and rise of an American icon by Ronald K. L Collins( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the courtroom battles Lenny Bruce engaged in in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, and New York, where he was arrested for his provocative and controversial performances critiquing the hypocrisies of American society
The essential Lenny Bruce by Lenny Bruce( Book )

26 editions published between 1967 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lenny Bruce without tears( Visual )

4 editions published between 1972 and 2005 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary about the comedian Lenny Bruce, a lightning rod for controversy, the admiration of (some of) his peers and a good deal of repression from policemen in search of obscenity convictions
Lenny Bruce( Visual )

2 editions published between 1966 and 2006 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nightclub performance footage of Lenny Bruce
The Carnegie Hall concert by Lenny Bruce( Recording )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the offbeat humor of Lenny Bruce as he makes comments on the social conditions of his time
Live at the Curran Theater by Lenny Bruce( )

6 editions published between 1971 and 2008 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Humorous monologues and social commentary performed by the comedian Lenny Bruce in his fabled 1961 concert at San Francisco's Curran theater
Lenny Bruce( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"There are no dirty words, only dirty minds." - Lenny Bruce. The outrageous, groundbreaking comic whose iconoclastic material in a conservative era got him into tragic trouble is here profiled by a close friend who prefers to remember the laughs Lenny Bruce's memory evokes instead of the tears. With Lenny Bruce, Steve Allen, Paul Krassner, Mort Sahl, Kenneth Tynan, Nat Hentoff & Malcom Muggeridge
Bob Dylan's Greenwich Village : sounds from the scene in 1961 by Bob Dylan( Recording )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In early 1961, a 19-year-old Bob Dylan, having dropped out of college at the end of his freshman year, traveled to New York City, ostensibly to visit his idol Woody Guthrie, hospitalized with Huntingdon's Disease. Represents the scene he discovered, the sounds he found Blowin' in the Wind and the artists who were already playing the clubs and bars of the Village upon his arrival
Howls, raps & roars : recordings from the San Francisco poetry rennaissance by Kenneth Rexroth( Recording )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents live poetry readings and comedy routines from the 1950s and 1960s by some of San Francisco's counterculture artists, who would often challenge what they felt was social hypocrisy in the United States
The Lenny Bruce originals by Lenny Bruce( Recording )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the offbeat humour of Lenny Bruce as he comments on the social conditions of his time
The Lenny Bruce originals by Lenny Bruce( )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Berkeley concert by Lenny Bruce( Recording )

14 editions published between 1969 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the offbeat humor of Lenny Bruce as he comments on the social conditions of his time
Lenny Bruce( Visual )

2 editions published between 1986 and 1992 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Iconoclast Lenny Bruce appears at San Francisco's Basin Street West in what was his next-to-last live appearance. His act that night consisted of reading allegations and transcripts from one of his several obscenity trials and then commenting on what he'd actually done or said. While there are some 'bits' in the performance ... this is much more a social commentary on government intrusion and censorship than it is a comedy routine."--Www.imdb.com
The Lenny Bruce originals by Lenny Bruce( Recording )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best of Lenny Bruce by Lenny Bruce( Recording )

8 editions published between 1963 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the offbeat humor of Lenny Bruce as he comments on the social conditions of his time
The best of the beat generation by Jack Kerouac( Recording )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of recordings by Beat generation artists, including poetry readings and stories by Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, William Burroughs, and many others
The Lenny Bruce performance film( Visual )

3 editions published between 1966 and 2005 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of Lenny Bruce's last nightclub performances films in 1965 at the Basin Street West, and an animated short, "Thank you mask man," a parody on the Lone Ranger saga created by Bruce
The sick humor of Lenny Bruce by Lenny Bruce( Recording )

6 editions published between 1959 and 2017 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the offbeat humor of Lenny Bruce as he comments on the social conditions of his time
How to talk dirty and influence people : an autobiography by Lenny Bruce( Book )

16 editions published between 1966 and 1992 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Castigated in his time for breaching such American conversational taboos as religion, sex, censorship, and racism, Lenny Bruce proved to be a pioneer in exposing hypocrisies, the impact of which still echoes on both sides of censorship controversies. "--Publisher description
Interviews of our times by Lenny Bruce( Recording )

2 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The trials of Lenny Bruce : the fall and rise of an American icon
Alternative Names
Bruce, Lenny 1925-1966

Lenny Bruce americký komik

Lenny Bruce Amerikaans komiek (1925-1966)

Lenny Bruce amerikansk komikar

Lenny Bruce amerikansk komiker

Lenny Bruce comico e cabarettista statunitense

Lenny Bruce US-amerikanischer Stand-up-comedian und Satiriker

Schneider, Leonard Alfred

Schneider, Leonard Alfred 1925-1966

Лени Брус

Ленни Брюс американский сатирик, мастер юмористической импровизации, автор книг, статей и пластинок

לני ברוס

לני ברוס שחקן אמריקאי

لنی بروس کمدین آمریکایی

ليني بروس

レニー・ブルース

Languages
English (203)

French (1)

Covers
Lenny BruceThe Lenny Bruce performance filmHow to talk dirty and influence people : an autobiographyLennyThe awakener : a memoir of Kerouac and the fiftiesThe trials of Lenny Bruce : the fall and rise of an American iconLenny Bruce : 13 days in Sydney