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Mr. Mike's Mondo Video (1979)

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Mike O'Donoghue's parody of "Mondo Cane" showcases curious performers, strange musicians, celebrity mutations and unusual short films, including Thomas Alva Edison's "Elephant Electrocution".

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Michael O'Donoghue ...
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Church of Jack Lord leader / Himself
Rhonda Coullet ...
Singer at Church of Jack Lord
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Herself
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Herself (voice)
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Herself
Sarah Holcomb ...
Herself
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Herself
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Herself
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Herself
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Himself
Foster MacKenzie III ...
Root Boy Slim / Himself (as Root Boy Slim)
Edie Baskin ...
Herself
Robert Delford Brown ...
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Mike O'Donoghue's parody of "Mondo Cane" showcases curious performers, strange musicians, celebrity mutations and unusual short films, including Thomas Alva Edison's "Elephant Electrocution".

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The TV show that can't be shown on TV!

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21 September 1979 (USA)  »

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The family shown in the home movie is of Emily Prager's housekeeper. See more »

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Cat Swimming School Instuctor: Boots here couldn't swim a stroke when she first came, but look at her now.
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(After the credits): If you enjoyed "Mr. Mike's Mondo Video" you'll love "Mr. Mike's Gandhi" soon to be a major motion picture directed by Richard Attenborough and starring Ben Kingsley. See more »

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Features Electrocuting an Elephant (1903) See more »

Soundtracks

The Haunting Theme From Mondo Video
Written by Michael O'Donoghue and Emily Prager
Music from "Telstar" by Joe Meek
Performed by Julius LaRosa
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Could have been a great 1 hour TV show...
15 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I looked forward to seeing this movie when it came out, since I was a huge SNL fan. When my boyfriend and I went to see it, the people coming out of the early show were yelling, "Don't waste your money!" But of course we had to find out for ourselves.

While there were a few funny bits (Laser Bra 2000, Root Boy Slim), most of it felt like it could have been severely edited down to an amusing 1 hour show. It was pretty bad.

When the opera singer came on, many people got up and walked out. This made me laugh, because I realized that O'Donoghue was just pressing people's buttons on purpose with this movie. Or else he was just insane. Whatever - you don't need to waste your time watching it, it's that bad.


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