The Wizard of Waukesha (1980)

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  • Director

    Catherine Orentreich

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  • Genres

    Biopic Performance

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  • Category

    Non Fiction


Documentary on the career of jazz guitarist Les Paul, as a musician, performer and inventor in the field of music recording. A combination of live performances, with footage from the 1950s and 1960s, and interviews with Paul himself and other guitarists.

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