Documentary on Charles Manson and his family. Has a number of insightful interviews with many family members most notably Squeaky and Sandy (Blue and Red). There is also a history of Manson... See full summary »
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Credited cast:
Mary Brunner ...
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Bruce Davis ...
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Lynette Fromme ...
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Sandra Good ...
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Steve Grogan ...
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Ronnie Howard ...
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Charles Manson ...
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Narrator (voice) (as Jess Pearson)
Phil Phillips ...
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Nancy Pitman ...
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Brooks Poston ...
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Catherine Share ...
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George Spahn ...
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Paul Watkins ...
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Documentary on Charles Manson and his family. Has a number of insightful interviews with many family members most notably Squeaky and Sandy (Blue and Red). There is also a history of Manson from his birth to the family formation to the Tate/La Bianca murders. Plenty of footage of the family playing at Spahn Ranch. Written by Josh Pasnak <chainsaw@intouch.bc.ca>

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January 1973 (USA)  »

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Manson and Squeaky Fromme  »

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Brooks Poston and Paul Watkins, who provided the musical score for the film, were both former members of the "Manson Family". See more »

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Ronnie Howard: Ladies and gentlemen, because I, Ronnie Howard, broke the Tate and LaBianca case and prevented no telling how many more murders, I've been shot at, assaulted, harrassed, beaten, threatened, and it's very likely and very possible, that by the time you see this picture, that I may be dead.
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Never Say Never to Always
by Manson Family Jams
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Fantastic film and great time piece that must be seen!
2 November 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

One of the previous comments that was made by diamnonddogrising..is spot on. Funny how the media can take a few incidents and make them into a major story to hide the real monsters and the wars of the rich. Just like the media and Bugliosi used Manson and the family to hide the misdeeds of Nixon and his crooks who killed about 58,000+ young men,not to mention millions of Vietnamese citizens,Bush and his evil band of tyrants use their PR firm FOX news to lie and create sensationalist stories of missing children or an occasional murder like the Laci Peterson case to hide all of their evil that murder thousands each day. I am not condoning any actions of Manson or any other...but the big time murderers and criminals wear the suit and ties and reside on wall street and in the halls of congress and our justice system in general. As for the film,it has wonderful,haunting music of a time that mankind almost got it right. With a war for profit that has turned into a nightmarish quagmire and an evil leader like Bush at the helm...can more bloodshed and cults be far behind? This film is an excellent example of what happens when you have a very disenchanted population...and far worse times are ahead for us. We need to get back to the idealism and activism of the 60's before our country falls prey to a fascist dictatorship led by Bush. Wake up. This film is a wonderful time piece and a blueprint about what happens when the American dream turns into the American nightmare. It most definitely needs to be restored and re-released for a generation that needs to understand what happens when people give up hope.


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