The true and tragic story of a very young and very talented comedian from the 70's whose sudden rise to fame had some of it's benefits, as well as some of it's burdens.
Star of nightclubs and television's "Chico and the Man." The fastest rising comic in America until his star burned out and he came crashing down!
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First scene of film opens with caption "1971" while automobile shown from the rear is a 1974 Ford Mustang II; a car that won't be in production for another two and a half years approximately. See more
[looks at himself in a mirror, gun in hand
My name is Freddie!
References Chico and the Man
Everybody is a Star
Sung by Stephanie Spruill
of Saint and Stephanie
Written by Sly Stone
(uncredited) See more