Dennis Hopper does Rudyard Kipling

… on the Johnny Cash show. (via Harriet the Blog)

I don’t known what Rudyard would have thought of the little improvisations – I guess they were the young Hopper’s way of laying claim to the poem as his own.

2 responses to “Dennis Hopper does Rudyard Kipling

  1. This may be the finest moment television has seen.

  2. shawjonathan

    It is pretty amazing, eh! There are a couple of other videos of him reciting the same poem on YouTube. In one he addresses the gender issue in the last line, calling out, “and that’s male and female”. He was still doing it when no longer a brash youth — at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ySRA0cNICuY&NR=1