Tex is a gunslinger who murders a cowboy and steals his money. Lem is an honest man who wants nothing more than to marry Barbara. When Tex marries Barbara and treats her badly, Lem decides to settle the score.
A beautiful, love starved woman named Misty, leaves an abusive relationship with an odd man. She joins a pack of bikers and many sexual escapades and intense happenings occur on her adventure into a new freedom.
Edward D. Wood Jr.
Edward D. Wood Jr.,
"Glen or Glenda" tells two stories. One is about Glen, who secretly dresses as a woman but is afraid to tell his fiancée, Barbara. The other is about Alan, a pseudohermaphrodite who undergoes a painful operation to become a woman. Both stories are told by Dr. Alton, who also delivers an earnest lecture on tolerance and understanding. There is a second narrator, called the Scientist, whose commentary on the action contains more philosophical pronouncements than facts. The movie also has flashbacks-within-flashbacks and a strange dream sequence. We meet Insp. Warren, whose investigation of a transvestite's suicide leads him to learn more about men in women's clothes; Johnny, whose wife left him when she discovered what he wears when she's away; Barbara, oblivious to Glen's desire to wear her angora sweater; Satan, who invades Glen's nightmare; and others. Meanwhile, the Scientist will only offer cryptic advice. "Beware!" he warns. "Beware of the big, green dragon that sits on your ... Written by
Producer George Weiss does a cameo as a janitor. See more »
Several costumes and props (including an angora hat and a calendar from a curio shop) show up repeatedly in entirely different settings. See more »
No one can really tell the story. Mistakes are made. But there is no mistaking the thoughts in a man's mind. The story is begun.
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Card at beginning: In the making of this film, which deals with a strange and curious subject, no punches have been pulled-- no easy way out has been taken. Many of the smaller parts are portrayed by persons who actually are, in real life, the character they portray on the screen. This is a picture of stark realism-- taking no sides -- but giving you the facts -- ALL the facts -- as they are today... YOU ARE SOCIETY -- JUDGE YE NOT... See more »
Believe the hype! Everything you've heard about this one is true! Fifty years on it's STILL one of the weirdest movies ever made.
Ever since Tim Burton's wonderful 'Ed Wood' raised Ed Wood Jr's profile and
made his seriously bent movies movies better known than they have ever been,
some cult movie fans have gotten their noses out of joint. Wood's reputation
as the worst director ever pushes some buffs buttons as it marginalizes
already marginalized film makers like Ray Dennis Steckler, Ted V. Mikels,
Herschell Gordon Lewis, Al Adamson and other "so bad it's good" directors. I
leave more knowledgeable fans than me to argue over who REALLY is the worst,
but there's no denying that Wood's movies are quite unlike anything made
before or since. 'Glen Or Glenda' is his best movie, or if the term "best"
misleads, his Ed Woodest. I've lost track of how many times I've seen it
over the years but it never loses its power to amuse and astound. Every
single time I watch it I am flabbergasted! It literally has to be seen to be
believed. Wood plays the title character, a man wrestling with his
transvestitism. His girlfriend is played by Dolores Fuller, the cop by Lyle
Talbot, the psychiatrist by Timothy Farrell, all three familiar faces from
other Wood classics like 'Plan Nine From Outer Space' and 'Jail Bait'. But
the real reason to watch this is the utterly bizarre performance from horror
legend Bela Lugosi, credited on the version I watched as "scientist", and on
the IMDb as "The Spirit", who may or may not be God. His rantings of "Pull
the strings! Pull the strings!" and nonsensical stuff about "Green dragons"
and "puppy dog tails" will stay in your head for YEARS, if not for the rest
of your life! Wood intercuts this with nutty stock footage like buffalo
stampedes, and one of the most wacked out nightmare sequences ever seen,
which includes lots of chubby gals in states of undress, some S and M, and
and an appearance by Satan. Believe the hype - everything you've heard about
this one is true! Fifty years on it's STILL one of the weirdest movies ever
made. If you haven't seen 'Glen Or Glenda' you just don't know what you're
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