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Alabama's Ghost (1973)

 -  Horror  -  February 1973 (USA)
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Nightclub janitor discovers a secret room, finds old magician's belongings, tries on the costumes and becomes "Alabama, King of the Cosmos."

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Christopher Brooks ...
Alabama, King Of The Cosmos
Peggy Browne ...
Zoerae
E. Kerrigan Prescott ...
Carter's Ghost
Steven Kent Browne ...
Otto Max
Ken Grantham ...
Granny / Moxie / Gault
Karen Ingenthron ...
Dr. Caligula
Ann Weldon ...
Mama-bama
Ann Wagner Ward ...
Marilyn Midnight
Joel Nobel ...
Doc
Linda Shelburne ...
Groupie
Squeak Krauthamer ...
Groupie
Erica Shapiro ...
Groupie
Lani Freeman ...
Groupie
Hillary Roth ...
Groupie
Patricia Shallcorss ...
Groupie
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Nightclub janitor discovers a secret room, finds old magician's belongings, tries on the costumes and becomes "Alabama, King of the Cosmos."

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Frederic Hobbs...freaking freely.
16 December 2007 | by (fabulous Las Vega$!) – See all my reviews

Frederic Hobbs, a famously reclusive film industry dissenter, upreared a brief syllabus of titles during his 70s-era tenure...movies so waywardly absonant and creatively impulsive that only a highly preferential entente is likely to ardently apprize them. Case in point...ALABAMA'S GHOST.

The demented story(which is overdeveloped to Rube Golberg proportions) concerns Alabama, a San Francisco jazz club employee, who discovers by mere chance the hidden bounty of a legendary magician. Among the relics is an experimental Nazi drug confection which has been long sought-after by a groovy underbelly society of rock-music industry vampires. These creatures of the night learn of Alabama's discovery, and devise a scheme to make him an unwitting gambit in their sinister world domination plot.

As is case with the director's other projects, ALABAMA'S GHOST exhibits surprisingly streamlined professionalism for such barmy, capricious material. The film presents well-defined characters, solid performances, and acceptable effects for the time. To think that genuine erudition and skill were applied to this kaleidoscopic hash-dream is mystifying...but maverick 'metteur en scene' Hobbs did it again with GODMONSTER OF Indian FLATS, an equally nonrepresentational and surprisingly well-crafted celluloid freakshow.

A most exotic truffle, though enjoyable to only the most...um...distinguished palates.

6/10


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