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Andy Warhol’s Blood for Dracula? Think again

“Why are they Warhol films, you stupid son of a bitch?” This is how filmmaker Paul Morrissey responded to a question about his so-called “Warhol films” in an interview last year, adding: “I produced it, I wrote it, I casted it, I edited it, I photographed it. I did everything!”

Unfortunately, their origins in the ‘60s Factory scene means Morrissey’s films are forever doomed to be sold with “Andy Warhol’s...” before their titles. Like a B-grade movie monster, the Warhol brand absorbs everything it touches.

The Astor is featuring two nights of Morrissey films: the controversial classics Flesh (1968) and Heat (1972), and horror spoofs Flesh for Frankenstein (1973) and Blood for Dracula (1974). See them and give Morrissey his own 15 minutes.

By Martyn Pedler   |  

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Paul Morrissey Doubles at the Astor details

1 Chapel St, St Kilda 3182

Telephone 03 9510 1414

Nearby Stations: Windsor

Price $13.00 to $15.00

Date Mon 11 Feb 2013

Open 7.30pm

Director: Paul Morrissey

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