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Lust in the Dust (1985)

R  |   |  Comedy, Western  |  1 March 1985 (USA)
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A group of unscrupulous characters seek buried treasure in the old west.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Abel Wood
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Marguerita Ventura
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Hard Case Williams
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Bernardo
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Father Garcia
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Ninfa, Whore at Marguerita's
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Big Ed
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Red Dick Barker
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Blackman, Hard Case Gang
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Mexican, Hard Case Gang
Daniel Frishman ...
Clarence, Hard Case Gang
Ernie Shinagawa ...
Chang, Hard Case Gang
Pit Ginsburg ...
Toothless Drunk
Al Cantu ...
Gunslinger
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Storyline

Dancehall "girl" Rosie Velez, lost in the desert, is helped to safety by gunman Abel Wood. In the town of Chili Verde, at the saloon of Marguerita Ventura, a word of a treasure in gold brings Abel into conflict with outlaw Hard Case Williams and his gang. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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He Rode The West... The Girls Rode The Rest! Together They Ravaged The Land!

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Comedy | Western

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1 March 1985 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Louca Corrida do Ouro  »

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The name of the saloon cantina was "Marguerita's" named after it's owner Marguerita Ventura (Lainie Kazan). Interestingly, in Divine and Tab Hunters' previous film, Polyester (1981), Todd Tomorrow (Tab Hunter) takes Francine Fishpaw (Divine) to an "intellectual" drive-in theatre showing three Marguerite Duras movies. See more »

Quotes

Hard Case Williams: Being a leader of men is a very solitary business, miss. So I've been very concerned about my men's libidos until you so conveniently came on the scene.
Rosie Velez: I'm afraid I don't understand, sir. Are you speaking English? Eso es ingles?
Hard Case Williams: Poon tang! Poon tang! Is that any clearer little lady? My curse is that I've received the education befitting the son of a Boston preacher, may he rot in hellfire. But I do believe that you get the thrust of my meaning. My men are as horny as jackrabbits.
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Tarnished Tumbleweed
Written by 'Karen Hart'
Performed by 'Mike Stull'
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Hilarious
13 March 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

For the guy who wrote the prior review talking about this as a John Waters movie, please tell him it's a Paul Bartel movie. Then have him go out and rent "Eating Raoul." I loved this movie. I laughed so hard. Between Lainie Kazan and Divine, I was in comedy heaven. My favorite line is when Divine says she's not going to leave until Lainie hears her sing. Lainie Kazan has to be one or our most underrated comediennes. Sad we lost Divine. Tab Hunter was lucky to be in this. I think it actually did him some good although it may have been lost on him. The hardest working burro in show business was forced to carry Divine across the Mexican desert and never complained. Loved this movie.


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