Dear photograph,My first, and long-awaited, visit to Jim Morrison’s grave was during the summer of 1986 as an exchange student. My fantastic host family indulged my request to visit Père Lachaise while on a trip to Paris from the north of France.
This tourist guide for Jim Morrison fans was carefully put together and is the most complete one you will every get.
The Last Beat Inspired by Jim Morrison’s final days in Paris, “The Last Beat” is an erotic, lyrical, and music-filled feature film, directed by Sundance alumni Robert Saitzyk. The Last Beat is a fictional film that attempts to explore the psychology of who Jim Morrison might have been at the end of his life. We... Continue Reading →
Esquire magazine, June 1972 As a graphic designer, I was particularly interested in the illustrations by Jean Lagarrigue of the apartment at 17 rue Beautreillis. So I was very excited to find a copy on eBay. Lagarrigue taught at École nationale supérieure des arts décoratifs (ENSAD) and was art directeur at Esquire magazine. Illustrations by Jean... Continue Reading →
A story of Père Lachaise Cemetery, written and performed by Paul Hemphill at the Screw Soapers Guild, 14th December 2013. — Paul Hemphill http://howlinginfinite.wordpress.com/2014/07/10/living-next-to-jim/
https://twitter.com/LuciusBooks/status/411809179117293568 https://twitter.com/LuciusBooks/status/411808330521534464 An original Super 8 film, shot by Jim Morrison of his girlfriend, Pamela Courson, in a cemetery in Corsica. Filmed using his Braun Nizo S56 Super 8 Camera during a ten day holiday in May 1971. Archivally preserved, with the original spool retained. The film is 2 minutes and 37 seconds long and... Continue Reading →
By Michelle Campbell In 1992, I took a walk around Père Lachaise cemetery and Paris with Joe Russo, lead singer of the Doors tribute band, the Soft Parade. We took some shots at, and around Jim Morrison’s grave, and then went on to Saint Michel, an area that Jim liked to wander very much. Here... Continue Reading →
https://twitter.com/LuciusBooks/status/322346288375033856 Source: Lucius Booksellers York, England http://www.luciusbooks.com/
Buyer beware As with nearly every Jim Morrison notebook to come up for sale, the original auction listing makes the unequivocal claim that these pages “were written over the few months in 1971 while Morrison was living in Paris prior to his untimely death on July 3rd.” However, this statement is entirely unfounded. — Len... Continue Reading →