ZANI's Video of The Week - Tripping (1999 Ken Kesey / Merry Pranksters documentary)

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Broadcast by Channel 4 in August 1999 in anticipation of Ken Kesey's trip to the UK for the total eclipse,

this is a well-constructed documentary look at Ken Kesey, The Merry Pranksters, the bus trip, the Acid Tests, and all the other fun they got up to. It features lots of great archive footage; contemporary (the late 90s) footage filmed at Kesey's home and on the road with the latest bus; and interviews with the relevant (Hunter S. Thompson, subtitled!) and the curious (Malcolm McLaren and Fatboy Slim?).

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