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Dan Ackroyd, John Candy, Gilda Radner and Cheech and Chong present this compilation of classic bad films from the 50's, 60's and 70's. Special features on gorilla pictures, anti-marijuana films and a special tribute to the worst film maker of all-time, Ed Wood. Written by Brian Washington <Sargebri@att.net>

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10 December 1982 (USA)  »

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Directo de Hollywood  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)
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Paramount had planned to release the film on DVD in 2002. Due to copyright issues with several of the clips featured in the film, the release was ultimately canceled. See more »

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Features The Hypnotic Eye (1960) See more »

Soundtracks

Goin' to Heaven on a Mule
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Music by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Al Dubin
Performed by Al Jolson and others
Danced by Hal Le Roy and others
From Wonder Bar (1934)
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It's an interesting documentary. Nothing else.
10 December 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

As advertised, this is truly a documentary with scenes from early, and poor budgeted, 'B' movies dealing mainly with cheap horror films from the 50's. I would not say that this film is outstanding but it was humorous to see the sets and costumes worn in the golden era of 'B' type films with the narrative performed by comedy actors from the early 80's.

I really do not understand how people can say that it was a 'Gem' since the entire film consist mainly of footage from non-classic films with added commentary by the hosts. It was a nice look back at early low-budget films but not much else in the form of entertainment.

The best thing is that nearly all the cheap, low-budget, corny 'B' type movie scenes are now in one place. Other than that not much to see here.

But again it is a documentary and as documentaries go-- it was interesting.


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