Wednesday, December 14, 2011

RIP Bert Schneider...

R.I.P. Bert Schneider... Who? Oh, he was the co-producer of The Monkees. (Episode 57, "Monkees Blow Their Minds," prefigures the amazing film Head - also produced by Schneider - and features an insane intro segment with Frank Zappa, one later borrowed for the 200 Motels movie.) As a producer, Schneider also gave us Easy Rider, Five Easy Pieces, The Last Picture Show, Hearts and Minds, and Days of Heaven. Not a bad way to be remembered...



The New York Times' obit can be found here.

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