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D.A. Pennebaker on David Bowie

With the passing of David Bowie, Cave Hollywood thought it wasDavid Bowie - Aladdin Sane-40th Anniv Ed - cover art (1) appropriate to display a 2003 interview Harvey Kubernik conducted with Oscar-winning filmmaker and documentarian, D.A. Pennebaker, who directed 1973’s Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars.

The documentary has been out on DVD for many years.

Pennebaker’s riveting celluloid portraits captures Bowie’s last performance as Ziggy while introducing musical aspects of Bowie’s ongoing 1973 journey that resulted in his “Aladdin Sane” album.

D.A. (Donn Alan) Pennebaker was born July 15, 1925 in Evanston, Ill. Continue reading