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Weekend Edition Sunday, July 8, 2007 Robert Smith speaks with Sara Lamm, director of the new documentary film Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soapbox. Emmanuel Bronner, a chemist, escaped from a mental institution and developed his own brand of peppermint soap that … Continue reading
there is more to this story besides just making soap… read the full article here >Â
BENEATH THE BUBBLESÂ By JEANNETTE CATSOULIS Published: June 29, 2007 What emerges is a complex portrait of a man who cares more for humanity than for his own children… Read the full review here >
I met Ralph Bronner by phone almost two years ago via a mutual friend. Instantly it was as if I had known him all my life. We’re both a couple of nuts who absolutely love children and know them to … Continue reading
Hi, I recently met Ralph Bronner in Sturgeon Bay Wisconsin the weekend of June 10, 2007. I was a performer at the Steel Bridge Benefit hosted by Pat MacDonald and Jackson Browne. I was leaving my hotel the morning of … Continue reading
Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soapbox Movie Buzz A new documentary about the man behind Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soap. Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soapbox explores the life of Dr. Emanuel Bronner, who – after losing his parents in the Holocaust and escaping from … Continue reading
For those keeping track of celebs who have gone on record as being fans of Bronner’s soap–CNN lets us know that we can now officially add another: Lucy Liu. Thank goodness the journalists are keeping busy over there.
The film begins with one of the literally thousands of tapes Dr. Bronner made through his life (he spent the last 20 years of his life legally blind, and so resorted to taping a lot of his conversations), where he … Continue reading
Reviewed by Nathan Rabin January 2nd, 2008 It’s hard to pick up a bottle of Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soap, the hippie-approved wonder-product with the obscenely sensual all-around tingle, and not wonder about the story behind the label’s bizarre ranting about … Continue reading
“If you’ve never heard The Sound of Young America, then The Sound of Young America is the greatest radio show you’ve never heard.” — Ira Boudway, Salon.com Check out director Sara Lamm on this weeks show from PRI ->Â
“We first reported on this Magic Soapbox in June. The film was a great blend of loving a family for who they are and who they arenâ€™t. Now the film is available on DVD so we thought weâ€™d check in … Continue reading
Documentary checks up on â€™60s icon â€˜Dr. Bronnerâ€™ By Stephen Schaefer Boston Herald Entertainment Reporter Sara Lammâ€™s â€œDr. Bronnerâ€™s Magic Soapboxâ€ is a breezy documentary on a true American eccentric. Emil Bronner (1908-1997) was a German-Jewish emigre and self-anointed â€œdoctorâ€ … Continue reading
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