Sweet Street - Jack Olsen

Sweet Street

By Jack Olsen

  • Release Date: 2019-09-10
  • Genre: Social Studies


A poignant, first-hand expose of working and surviving in the dark underworld of seedy bars and strip clubs in the early 1970's. Jack Olsen's gritty depiction of street life as told by hustlers, pimps, strippers, waitresses, cops, junkies, bartenders, bouncers and club owners. The dynamic mix of tough and competitive individuals performing various roles in a social environment that has its own code and hierarchy. How did they get here? How do they survive? Their stories range from startling to shocking to touching. Sweet Street is an exceptional documentary which provides the reader with a much greater understanding of the complexity of 1970's street life from the perspective of those directly involved.