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Catch My Soul

Released 1974
Distributor Cinerama Releasing Corporation

Patrick McGoohan had already starred in All Night Long, a well-received rethinking of Othello set in Piccadilly’s jazz clubs—so why not try again? And so was born Catch My Soul, the Othello story moved to a dusty New Mexico commune with Woodstock sensation Richie Havens as the doomed moor. It was McGoohan’s first and only feature length directorial effort, due, perhaps, to the absolutely abysmal reviews. The film is helped by Conrad Hall’s photography but not so much by the co-stars, a who’s who of 70’s rock artists including Delaney and Bonnie, and Tony Joe White.

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About Daniel Kremer

San Francisco filmmaker Daniel Kremer has provided audio commentary tracks for Kino Lorber, Shout! Factory, AGFA, and Scorpion disc releases, and essays for Twilight Time special editions. His acclaimed epic-length film Overwhelm the Sky (2019), adapted from a 1799 American Gothic novel, was screened internationally in classic  roadshow format, complete with overture, intermission, and printed souvenir programs. These deluxe screenings received  many accolades before Kino Lorber acquired distribution rights. Kremer's book Sidney J. Furie: Life and Films was published through Patrick McGilligan's Screen Classics Series in 2015. He is currently under contract at Oxford University Press for the first book about Joan Micklin Silver. His other films include the independent dramas Raise Your Kids on Seltzer (2015) and Ezer Kenegdo (2017). He  enjoys doing commentary tracks with fellow TFH guru Allan Arkush.