Erich Weiss is an incredible writer and director and has put together one of the most amazing documentaries of our time. Documenting the life of Norman ‘Sailor Jerry’ Collins. Considered to be the godfather of tattooing, this film goes inside the life of a remarkable character and enigma that is Sailor Jerry. The exploding world wide phenomenon of the modern day tattoo culture owes it all to the most iconic man in the business. Would it be what it is today without the legend?? This documentary is a must see so pour yourself a rum sit back and enjoy.. We thank you Erich Weiss for enlightening us all.
Hori Smoku Sailor Jerry is a feature length documentary exploring the roots of American tattooing through the life of its most iconoclastic figure, Norman “Sailor Jerry” Collins. Considered by many the foremost tattoo artist of all time, Collins is the father of modern day tattooing, whose uncompromising lifestyle and larger than life persona made him an American legend. Through rare interviews, photographs and hours of archival footage, Hori Smoku Sailor Jerry: The Life and Times of Norman Keith Collins, explores the past, present and future of the global tattooing phenomenon.