Lonely Boy

Lonely Boy

  • 1962
  • 27 min
  • 7.4  (277)

Paul Anka was one of the original teen idols in the 1950s. Lonely Boy is a 1962 documentary about Anka. The film title is taken from one of Anka's hit songs. The film is interesting on a number of levels. Fans of Anka and '50s pop-rock music will get a kick out of the movie. It is also interesting as a documentary. The film is shot with hand-held cameras. It features intimate back stage scenes and cool concert footage. Lonely Boy influenced later documentaries about pop singers. It won a Canadian Film Award for the top film of the year in 1962.

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Description
Paul Anka was one of the original teen idols in the 1950s. Lonely Boy is a 1962 documentary about Anka. The film title is taken from one of Anka's hit songs. The film is interesting on a number of levels. Fans of Anka and '50s pop-rock music will get a kick out of the movie. It is also interesting as a documentary. The film is shot with hand-held cameras. It features intimate back stage scenes and cool concert footage. Lonely Boy influenced later documentaries about pop singers. It won a Canadian Film Award for the top film of the year in 1962.
  • Release Date
    1962
  • Runtime
    27 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.4  (277)