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Title Marjoe [videorecording] / Mauser Productions, Inc. ; a film by Howard Smith and Sarah Kernochan ; produced and directed by Howard Smith and Sarah Kernochan.

Imprint New York : Docurama : Distributed by New Video Group, [2006]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe DVDs 1st Floor  269.2 M339 2006  Disc 1    ---  Available
 Axe DVDs 1st Floor  269.2 M339 2206  Disc 2    ---  Available
Description 2 videodiscs (ca. 88 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally released in as a motion picture in 1972.
Credits Exec. producer, Max Palevsky ; editor, Larry Silk ; camera, Ed Lynch ... [et al.].
Awards Academy Awards, USA, 1972: Oscar - Best Documentary, Features (Howard Smith, Sarah Kernochan).
System Details DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital stereo, NTSC.
Note Special features: Bonus film "Thoth," (40 min.) originally produced in 2002, directed by Sarah Kernochan ; filmmaker biographies.
Contents Disc 1. Marjoe -- disc 2. Thoth.
Summary A documentary on Marjoe Gortner, who was trained by his holy roller parents to hustle for Jesus and began preaching on the evangelical circuit when he was three years old. Follows Marjoe during his last months of rock-style preaching before his retirement at 28, and includes his comments on life as a con-man and the ethics of his colleagues in the religion business. Also contains the documentary film Thoth, which shines the spotlight on New York City performer Thoth (a.k.a. Stephen Kaufmann) who presents one-man operas on the street.
Performer Marjoe Gortner.
Subject Gortner, Marjoe.
Thoth (Musician)
Evangelists -- United States -- Biography.
Evangelists -- United States -- Interviews
Evangelists -- United States -- Ethics.
Evangelistic work -- United States -- Case studies.
Evangelistic work -- Economic aspects -- United States -- Case studies.
Evangelicalism -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Swindlers and swindeling -- United States -- Biography.
Fraud -- United States -- Case studies.
United States -- Religion -- Economic aspects -- Case studies.
Street musicians -- New York (State) -- New York.
Genre/Form Biographical films.
Documentary films.
Added Author Smith, Howard.
Gortner, Marjoe.
Thoth (Musician)
Silk, Larry.
Palevsky, Max.
Docurama (Firm)
New Video Group.
Added Title Thoth.
ISBN 0767087887
Standard No. 767685976937
Music No. NVG-9769 Docurama

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