Tag Archives: Joseph Campbell

Bill Moyers – Joseph Campbell and the Power of Myth (1988)

Mythologist Joseph Campbell presents his ideas about comparative mythology and the ongoing role of myth in human society. Read More »

Janelle Balnicke & David Kennard – The Hero’s Journey: The World of Joseph Campbell (1987)

Joseph Campbell, author of The Hero with a Thousand Faces, a scholar who achieved legendary status as an explicator of myths, is reverently profiled in this documentary that encompasses his long life and career. During his childhood in New York City, Campbell was taken to see “Buffalo Bill” Cody’s Wild West Show at Madison Square Garden. Young Campbell was fascinated by the Native Americans in Cody’s performing troupe and eventually became obsessed with mythology. Read More »

Andy Warhol & Chuck Wein – My Hustler (1965)

Filmed on Fire Island, this two reel, 70 minute Warhol film covers the activities of the “Dial A Hustler” service, as an older man seeks a young hustler for a companion. Read More »