Rudy Burckhardt
Money (1968)
1968, black and white, 45 min.
A silent screen-type comedy starring Edwin Denby as Hemlock Stinge, the unlovable billionaire. “The characters are all pretty bad, money is the root of all evil, and they ought not to enjoy themselves but they do anyway.” —Edwin Denby. With John Ashbery, Alex Katz, John Bernard Myers, Titus Welliver(These four are bit players. The main actors, besides Edwin, are Neil Welliver, Red Grooms, Mimi Gross, Rackstraw Downes, Selina Strong). Text by Joe Brainard. “Money” song by Tony Ackerman and Kim Brody.