Mayor of the Sunset Strip

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Mayor of the Sunset Strip
Mayor of the Sunset Strip.jpg
Directed byGeorge Hickenlooper
Produced byGreg Little
Written byGeorge Hickenlooper
StarringRodney Bingenheimer
Music byAnthony Marinelli
Edited byJulie Janata
Production
company
Distributed byFirst Look Studios
Release date
  • June 17, 2003 (2003-06-17) (Los Angeles Film Festival)
  • March 26, 2004 (2004-03-26) (United States)
Running time
94 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

Mayor of the Sunset Strip is a 2003 documentary film on the life of Rodney Bingenheimer directed by George Hickenlooper, and produced by Chris Carter.[1][2][3][4] In 2011, Craig Hlavaty of the Houston Press named Mayor of the Sunset Strip at number eight on the paper's list of "The 31 Best Music Documentaries of All Time".[5] The film won the Best Documentary Feature at the 2004 Santa Barbara International Film Festival.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ebert, Roger (April 23, 2004). "Mayor of the Sunset Strip". Chicago Sun-Times. Archived from the original on 2012-10-10. Retrieved 2010-12-24.
  2. ^ Stephanie Zacharek (13 April 2004). ""Mayor of the Sunset Strip"". 6=Salon. Archived from the original on 2016-02-05. Retrieved 23 October 2015. Meet L.A. DJ Rodney Bingenheimer, who helped launch the careers of Blondie, the Ramones, Van Halen, the Go-Go's and countless others.
  3. ^ "Peter Pan of sunset strip". theage.com.au. 13 May 2005. Archived from the original on 2013-05-17. Retrieved 23 October 2015. I was against the idea of the film at first," notes Bingenheimer, speaking from his apartment in Hollywood, which in the film appears crammed full of music and archived memorabilia. "But then all my friends - Cher, Nancy Sinatra, David Bowie - said they would do it, so I agreed to it.
  4. ^ Richard von Busack (7 April 2004). "Rock & Roll Royalty". 5=Metroactive. Archived from the original on 2016-03-05. Retrieved 23 October 2015.
  5. ^ Hlavaty, Craig (12 January 2011). "The 31 Best Music Documentaries of All Time". Houston Press. Archived from the original on 2015-11-15. Retrieved 23 October 2015.
  6. ^ "2004 Film and Award History". Santa Barbara International Film Festival. 2004. Archived from the original on 2015-03-23. Retrieved 23 October 2015.

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