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Omnibus

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Getting to Dylan
Since he first appeared in the late 50s, Bob Dylan has achieved a status far beyond that of a pop superstar.
His admirers regard him as a major contemporary poet: certainly he's one of the great singer/songwriters of the century. He has appeared in very few films and, in a new cinema release Hearts of Fire, which opens next month in London, he takes his first acting role for ten years. He plays a former rock idol,
Billy Parker , tempted out of retirement to play one last concert.
Dylan is known for his extreme reluctance to be filmed at work or to give interviews on camera.
Omnibus was given unique access to the set of Hearts of Fire and trailed its quarry from London to Toronto.
Eventually, Dylan agreed to talk on his own terms, and very much in his own way. Film recordists
PATRICK QUIRKE , COUN MARCH Film cameraman JOHN HOOPER Film editor GERRY POMEROY Producer CHRISTOPHER SYKES

Contributors

Unknown: Bob Dylan
Unknown: Billy Parker
Unknown: Patrick Quirke
Unknown: John Hooper
Editor: Gerry Pomeroy
Producer: Christopher Sykes

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