Fear and Loathing on the Road to Hollywood

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Fear and Loathing on the Road to Hollywood, also known as Fear and Loathing in Gonzovision, is a documentary film produced by BBC Omnibus in 1978 on the subject of Hunter S. Thompson, directed by Nigel Finch.

The road trip/film pairs Thompson with Finch's fellow Briton the illustrator Ralph Steadman. The party travel to Hollywood via Death Valley and Barstow from Las Vegas, scene of the pair's 1971 collaboration.[1] It contains interviews with Thompson and Steadman, as well as some short excerpts from some of his work.

Availability[edit]

The film is featured in the Criterion Collection edition of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ The Joke's Over, R.Steadman, London : 2006, Heinemann ISBN 978-0-434-01606-8