Watch Lenny Bruce Without Tears
- 1 hr 25 min
Lenny Bruce Without Tears is a documentary that details the career of Lenny Bruce, the anti-establishment comedian who lived from 1925-1966. Mr. Bruce would use the arrests and struggles he experienced in life as material for his nightclub shows as well as TV appearances on such programs as The Steve Allen Show. Various commentators who knew Bruce at the time weigh in on his comedy, political views and career. One prominent district attorney provides background on the role of the police department in their ongoing battles with Bruce. It is a close-up look at a tortured performer who influenced an entire generation of comedians who would change the face of comedy in the 1960s.
Lenny Bruce Without Tears is a 1972 documentary with a runtime of 1 hour and 25 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.2.