Robert Downey Sr.

Two Tons of Turquoise to Taos Tonight

Two Tons of Turquoise to Taos Tonight

“A film without a beginning or an end,” in Downey’s words, this Dadaist thingamajig—a never-before-seen, newly reedited version of the director’s 1975 release Moment to Moment (also known as Jive)—is a rush of curious sketches, scenes, and shots that takes on a rhythmic life of its own. It stars Downey’s multitalented wife, Elsie, in an endless succession of off-the-wall roles, from dancer to cocaine fiend.

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Eclipse Series 33: Up All Night with Robert Downey Sr.

Up All Night with Robert Downey Sr.

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Two Tons of Turquoise to Taos Tonight
Cast
Elsie Downey
Women played by
Credits
Director
Robert Downey Sr.
Producers
Ray Lofaro
Producers
Max Raab
Producers
Bette Wanderman
Screenplay
L. C.
Screenplay
Robert Downey Sr.
Written by
Robert Downey Sr.
Camera
Joseph Consentino
Camera
Robert Downey Sr.
Camera
Phil Parmet
Camera
David Vine
Cinematography
William Waering
Cinematography
Robert Prince
Editor
Stan Warnow
Other editor
Michael J. Sudyn
Music
Jack Nitzsche
Music
David Sanborn
Music
Arica

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