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Greaser's Palace (1972)

TV-MA  |   |  Comedy, Western  |  31 July 1972 (USA)
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A parable based on the life of Christ. This ain't your father's Bible story, full of references about the destruction of the world through massive constipation and a New Mexican setting.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Albert Henderson ...
Seaweedhead Greaser
Michael Sullivan ...
Lamy 'Homo' Greaser
...
Cholera
George Morgan ...
Coo Coo
Ronald Nealy ...
Card Man / Ghost
Larry Moyer ...
Captain Good
John Paul Hudson ...
Smiley
Jackson S. Haynes ...
Rope Man
Lawrence Wolf ...
French Padre (as Larry Wolf)
Alex Hitchcock ...
Nun
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Indian
...
Indian Girl
Stan Gottlieb ...
Spitunia
...
Mr. Spitunia
Don Smolen ...
Gip
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Storyline

A parable based on the life of Christ. This ain't your father's Bible story, full of references about the destruction of the world through massive constipation and a New Mexican setting. Written by <Jonah13@nycnet.com>

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He's got the boogie on his fingers & the hubba-hubba in his soul!

Genres:

Comedy | Western

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Release Date:

31 July 1972 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Palac Greasera  »

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Runtime:

| (Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente)

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Color:

(Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Goofs

In the scene where the girl wakes to find her lover's throat cut she stands up wearing partially see-thru period underwear and you can see she is wearing tight-fitting modern panties underneath. See more »

Quotes

Jessy: I'm on my way to Jerusalem to be an actor/singer. It is written that the Agent Morris awaits me.
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Connections

Referenced in Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

Turquoise Skies
Music by Jack Nitzsche
Lyrics by Robert Downey Sr. (as Robert Downey)
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whacked out western about Jesus
27 November 1998 | by (austin, tx) – See all my reviews

Basically this movie is wacky. It features, Jesus Christ in a Zoot Suit, God in a black cowboy outfit and the Holy Ghost in a white sheet with eyeholes and a cowboy hat. Innana or at least what I believe to be the personification of Goddess-worship also is featured and almost killed several times by unknown assailants. Herve' Villechaize has an amusing homo- sexual role with Jesus and the overall best part has to do with Greaser's Bowel movements... A must see for David Lynch fans.


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