Cocksucker Blues was not only the last significant film about the Stones made by an avant-garde film-maker--it was the last made by an independent party of any kind.
The performance of the first two and a half minutes of "Brown Sugar" in Cocksucker Blues is a single take, shot from in front of the stage with the cameraman limited to panning from Jagger to the other musicians with occasional very slight zooms, interrupted by only a cluster of half a dozen barely noticeable short shots, some nearly subliminal.
Ladies and Gentlemen thus became the dialectical complement to Cocksucker Blues.
Formally adhering to the principles of direct-cinema documentary, Cocksucker Blues has no comprehensive voice-of-God narration, and viewers are left to make their own evaluation of its ethics and of the ethics of the transactions it depicts.
The excesses and misdeeds recorded in Cocksucker Blues shaped the other film of the tour as well, if only by rigorous exclusion.
As the realization of that project, Cocksucker Blues is "dirty" both ethically and formally, its salacious content matched by offenses against filmic propriety.
Most of the more disreputable incidents in Cocksucker
Blues, Frank's once-embargoed not-really-a-documentary on the Rolling Stones' 1972 American tour, were staged by Frank: groupie sex in the band's plane, co-cinematographer Danny Seymour (his actor's credit reads "Daniel Ceymore") playing a "Junkie Soundman" shooting up, a TV heaved out of a hotel window.
His letter home merges these states, as do his own road movies--the (very) quasi-commercial feature Candy Mountain (1987), a collaboration with Rudy Wurlitzer, and the legendary Rolling Stones documentary Cocksucker
It's more like a wet T-shirt affirmation," I agree, heading into the bar, where the drink special of the day is the Cocksucker
But the White House was nervous that Iacocca harbored presidential ambitions; it didn't help that Iacocca once called White House Chief of Staff Donald Regan a cocksucker
The Library of Congress and federal loyalty programs, 1947-1956: No "communists or cocksuckers
and any replies you cocksuckers
deem "fit to print", of course.
I thought, 'These cocksuckers
will never get anything on the air and I'll be able to do nothing and write my movies,"' Chase explains.
Sugar does not listen to his parents because while they are conversing in the front seat of the car, he sits "in the backseat thinking about cocksuckers
You can hear a gasp in the audience when Wieners announces "A Poem for Cocksuckers
," from his landmarks Hotel Wentley Poems: