Fear and Loathing on the Road to Hollywood” (1978) also known as “Fear and Loathing in Gonzovision” is a short documentary produced by BBC Omnibus (basically, arty British tv series). It pictures Hunter S. Thompson in the late 70′s, when he was eventually getting bigger than life. It was directed by Nigel Finch.
This smoothly directed road trip movie pairs Thompson with his inseparable fellow, famous illustrator, Ralph Steadman. The party travels to Hollywood via Death Valley and Barstow from Las Vegas being closely pictured by BBC crew and certainly interviewed at the spot.
This is a rarity and must-see for die-hard fans!
Long live the GONZO!
Hunter S. Thompson for a pope! Stomp on the Jesus, mon!
Where the fuck are you when people need you the most?