made only two appearances as an actor. He appeared - uncredited - as a musician
in The Christian Licorice Store (1971), playing a live version of Pleasant
Street, while being photographed by actress Maud Adams.
Street first appeared on the 1971 album Goodbye and Hello, made reference
to All the stony people, Walking 'round in Christian licorice clothes.
In a 1967 interview with Folklore Center promoter Izzy Young, Tim noted that the
song referenced 'an acid head from Brooklyn."
lone non-musical appearance in a movie came in Victor Stoloffs 1973 improvisational
film Why? Shot on the new medium of video tape, it was commissioned by
Technicolor as an experiment in transferring video to film. His costars were Linda
Gillen and OJ Simpson. Clips of the finished film were made available to the Estate
by Room 109
founder Jack Brolly, whose diligent research lead to finding Stoloff and gaining
his subsequent permission to use said clips.
noted by the International
Movie Database, Tim had read for the part of Woody Guthrie in Hal Ashby's
1976 movie Bound for Glory, but passed before shooting began. The role
was filled by David Carradine.
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