An athlete, a campus militant, a black model, and an American Indian are picked by a computer (shaped like a woman) to form a rock group called the Phynx and go on tour in Albania where American show biz people have been kidnapped by Communists. Some of the stars that the phony band rescues: Johnny Weissmuller and Maureen O'Sullivan (the most famous movie Tarzan and Jane), Leo Gorcey and Huntz Hall (the Bowery Boys), Ed Sullivan, James Brown, Colonel Sanders, Guy Lombardo, Andy Devine, Ruby Keeler, Edgar Bergen, Butterfly McQueen, Jay Silverheels (Tonto), Rudy Vallee, Xavier Cugat, Trini Lopez, Dick Clark, Richard Pryor, Harold "Oddjob" Sakata, George Jessel, and Rhona Barrett. Warner Bros. Studios thought it was so bad that they decided at the last minute not to release it! Written by
Of all the American heroes who served their country in it's hour of need - only one had a great rock sound...
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In the record store scene, there are several classic LP's from the 60's shown. These include: Outsideinside by Blue Cheer, Time Peace by the Rascals, 60's band Graffiti, Electric Ladyland by The Jimi Handrix Experience, Led Zeppelin, Retrospective by Buffalo Springfield, Blood, Sweat & Tears, This Was by Jethro Tull and Near The Beginning by Vanilla Fudge, See more
Gentlemen, my name is Richard Pryor and I'm here to teach you soul.