|ALWAYS FOR PLEASURE (director/writer: Les Blank; screenwriter: ; cinematographer: Les Blank; editor: Les Blank; music: Kid Thomas Valentine/Professor Longhair; Runtime: 58; MPAA Rating: NR; producer: Les Blank; Janus Films; 1978)|
colorful documentary celebrates New Orleans
during Mardi Gras."
by Dennis Schwartz
colorful documentary celebrates New Orleans during
Mardi Gras. In the Les Blank ("Hot
Pepper"/"Dry Wood"/"A Well Spent Life") film we
observe how to eat crayfish with New Orlean's gusto, St. Patrick's
Day is celebrated, we catch marchers
prepping for the big Mardi Gras parade, there's a
jazz funeral for a member of the Zulu society,
we catch the Tchoupitoulas society doing
their Indian thing, we watch bits of the Mardi Gras
parade and it ends with a parade for St.
REVIEWED ON 8/6/2015 GRADE: B+
Dennis Schwartz: "Ozus' World Movie Reviews"
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