Mega-promoter Colin Beverly plans to sabotage the New Year's 1983 concert of small-time operator Max Wolfe. Wolfe's assistants Neil Allen and Willie Loman find romance while trying to save ... See full summary »

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Reggie Wanker
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Max Wolfe (as Allen Goorwitz)
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Neil Allen
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Willy Loman
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Sammy Fox
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Colin Beverly
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Susie Allen
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King Blues
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Auden
Howard Kaylan ...
Captain Cloud
Lori Eastside ...
Nada
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Toad
Anna Bjorn ...
Chantamina
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O'Connell
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Mega-promoter Colin Beverly plans to sabotage the New Year's 1983 concert of small-time operator Max Wolfe. Wolfe's assistants Neil Allen and Willie Loman find romance while trying to save the drugs, violence, and rock and roll from Beverly's schemes. Written by <rth@ece.arizona.edu>

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Get Crazy. And say goodbye to your brain! See more »

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Comedy | Music

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5 August 1983 (USA)  »

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The concert scenes were shot at the Wiltern Theater in Los Angeles. It had fallen into disrepair and was due for a renovation after filming was completed. This essentially meant that the production team could trash the theater, knowing that it was going to be refurbished after they had gone. See more »

Goofs

When Susie is changing clothes in the street to go to the party, the camera follows her old clothes in the street and pans around to Susie in her party clothes. As the camera pans around to her, you can see in the bottom right corner the track the camera rolls on. See more »

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Captain Cloud: Dying? Just another step on the journey, man!
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Features The Sunshine Makers (1935) See more »

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Big Electric Cat
Written and Performed by Adrian Belew
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Climb K2!
2 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Yes, this video (DVD? Dream on!) is tough to find, but definitely worth it! I haven't checked Netflix--my source for easy access to some obscure entertainment--but I'm betting you just can't find it for rent these days.

I agree with the review, in all its enthusiasm and detail. This really is a time capsule--but unlike traditional capsules, this one doesn't get stale the second--or third, fifth, tenth...-- time you peruse the contents!

Today's Lou Reed is way too serious (what did you feed him full of anyway, Laurie Anderson?!?), so this is a great look back on my musical hero when he was still a real person. Love his unresolved meditation on "It's a Deathbed Request."

But you're sure to find resolution among the various takes on a favorite blues standard. Arena rock, punk, beyond-punk, blooos--take yer pick. You'll love the interpretations.

So--begin your search, and prepare for some great watchin'!


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