Rock artist Frank Zappa hosts a concert in New York City. This movie contains tons of on-stage footage, off-stage footage, and animation.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Himself
Adrian Belew ...
Himself - Guitar
Tommy Mars ...
Himself - Keyboards
Terry Bozzio ...
Himself - Drums
Kerry McNabb ...
Himself - Soundman
Ron Delsener ...
Himself - Concert Promoter
Bruce Bickford ...
Himself - Animator
Robert Leacock ...
Himself - Bickford's Cameraman (as Rob Leacock)
Ed Mann ...
Himself - Percussion
Warren Cuccurullo ...
Himself - Backstage Fan (as Warren Cucurullo)
Chrissie Martin ...
Herself - Cuccurullo's Girlfriend (as Chris Martin)
Klaus Hundsbichler ...
Himself - Bickford's Film Editor
Roy Estrada ...
Himself - The Mexican Pope
John Smothers ...
Himself - Zappa's Bodyguard
David B. Ditkowwich ...
Himself - Brooklyn For Zappa (as David Ditkowich)
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Rock artist Frank Zappa hosts a concert in New York City. This movie contains tons of on-stage footage, off-stage footage, and animation. Written by Dan Priebe <av313@detroit.freenet.org>

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A movie about people who do stuff that is not normal.


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21 December 1979 (USA)  »

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Filmed in 1977, not released until 1979. See more »

Quotes

Frank Zappa: [after having presented a real whip to the participating audience] Hey, this is Halloween, we don't fuck around!
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Crazy Credits

Movie goes on for 10 minutes after credits are over. See more »

Connections

Featured in I Love the '70s: Volume 2 (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Baby Snakes
Performed by Frank Zappa
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I Don't Care What Maltin Said Either

This is a three hour,two tape set of a Frank Zappa concert in 1977 and there is just a lot of fun here. Not for every taste but any real music fan should find this inspired to say the least. There are many scenes of Bill Bickford's clay animation and it is truly incredible. That alone is worth seeking out the original uncut version,not the newer edited 90 minute version because it puts all other claymation to shame. If your not a Zappa fan,take it with a big grain of salt. If you are,you don't want to miss this. It's a lot better than "200 Motels". Enjoy!


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