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Release Date:
1 March 1985 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
He Rode The West... The Girls Rode The Rest! Together They Ravaged The Land!
Plot:
A group of unscrupulous characters seek buried treasure in the old west. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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1 nomination See more »
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DVD, Digital Release: I Am Divine
 (From Disc Dish. 6 February 2014, 2:36 PM, PST)

DVD Review: 'Lust in the Dust' (rerelease)
 (From CineVue. 7 January 2014, 4:39 AM, PST)

Revisit the Mighty Divine in Trash Classic Pink Flamingos
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Tab Hunter ... Abel Wood

Divine ... Rosie Velez

Lainie Kazan ... Marguerita Ventura

Geoffrey Lewis ... Hard Case Williams

Henry Silva ... Bernardo

Cesar Romero ... Father Garcia

Gina Gallego ... Ninfa, Whore at Marguerita's

Nedra Volz ... Big Ed

Courtney Gains ... Red Dick Barker

Woody Strode ... Blackman, Hard Case Gang

Pedro Gonzalez Gonzalez ... Mexican, Hard Case Gang
Daniel Frishman ... Clarence, Hard Case Gang
Ernie Shinagawa ... Chang, Hard Case Gang
Pit Ginsburg ... Toothless Drunk
Al Cantu ... Gunslinger
Clifton S. Doran ... Cantina Regular
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Noah Wyle ... Young man (uncredited)
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Directed by
Paul Bartel 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Philip John Taylor 

Produced by
Allan Glaser .... producer
Tab Hunter .... producer
James C. Katz .... executive producer
Robert Raymond .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Peter Matz 
 
Cinematography by
Paul Lohmann 
 
Film Editing by
Alan Toomayan 
 
Casting by
Ross Brown 
Mary West 
 
Production Design by
Walter Pickette 
 
Set Decoration by
Al Eisenmann 
Margot Kilbey 
 
Costume Design by
Dona Granata 
 
Makeup Department
Denise Bithos .... assistant hair stylist
Denise Bithos .... assistant makeup artist
Rene Carrillo .... assistant hair stylist
Rene Carrillo .... assistant makeup artist
Susan Kelber .... assistant hair stylist
George Masters .... hair stylist
George Masters .... makeup artist
Pamela S. Westmore .... key makeup artist
Allan A. Apone .... makeup effects supervisor (uncredited)
Richard N. McGuire .... special makeup effects artist (uncredited)
Larry Odien .... special makeup effects artist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
John J. Smith .... post-production supervisor
John J. Smith .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Michael Schroeder .... first assistant director
Dennis M. White .... second assistant director (as Dennis White)
 
Art Department
James Barth .... propmaker
Charles W. Cheek .... carpenter
John Coffland .... scenic artist
Al Eisenmann .... assistant props
Flavio Garcia .... scenic artist
Jill Hill .... scenic artist
Nacho Jaramillo .... scenic artist
Bruce Karcher .... set dresser
Glenn Wadey Panebouef .... property master
David W. Panosh .... scenic artist
David W. Phillips .... propmaker
Thomas Radaelli .... construction coordinator
 
Sound Department
Lee Archer .... boom operator
Barry Bookin .... additional boom operator
Gary C. Bourgeois .... sound re-recording mixer
Neil Brody .... sound re-recording mixer
Lee Chaloukian .... sound director: Ryder Sound Services
Joseph D. Citarella .... re-recording mixer (as Joseph Citarella)
Marvin Kerner .... sound effects editor: The Cutters, Inc.
Frank Meadow .... sound mixer
Troy Porter .... sound recordist
James Thornton .... additional sound
Richard Dwan Jr. .... adr editor (uncredited)
Richard Dwan Jr. .... dialogue editor (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Michael Carr .... stunts
Gary Jensen .... stunts
Lori Keel .... stunts
Faith Minton .... stunts
Janet Lee Orcutt .... stunts
Ray Saniger .... stunt coordinator
Ray Saniger .... stunts
J. Joseph Smith .... stunts
Nancy Sylbert .... stunts
Dianne L. Wilson .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
David Burnett .... best boy electric (as David R. Burnett)
Buzz Feitshans IV .... assistant camera (as Buzz Feitshans)
Jimmy Godber .... electrician (as Jim Godber)
Barry Gordon .... assistant camera: second unit (as A. Barry Gordon)
Stephen W. Gray .... assistant camera
Bruce Hamme .... electrician
John Joleaud .... grip (as John Andre Joleaud)
Paul J. Lohmann .... assistant camera (as P.J. Lohmann)
Michael Lund .... assistant camera
Ray Maichen .... grip
J. Michael Marlett .... gaffer (as Mike Marlett)
Leo J. Napolitano .... camera operator: second unit (as Leo Napolitano)
Tom Neerken .... still photographer
Guy Polzel .... key grip
Peter Van Eynde .... best boy grip
 
Casting Department
Sally Jackson .... extras casting
Peggy Schinhofen .... extras casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Birgitta Bjerke .... assistant wardrobe
Rob Saduski .... assistant wardrobe
Richard von Ernst .... assistant to costume designer
 
Editorial Department
Mark S. Manos .... assistant editor
Kathleen Provost .... apprentice editor
Glenn Suffern .... negative cutter
 
Music Department
Allan K. Rosen .... supervising music editor: Segue Music
Robert Shad .... music producer
 
Transportation Department
Billy Bates .... transportation coordinator
Charles Bell .... driver
Al Eisenmann .... transportation captain (as Al Eisenmann II)
Michael Logghe .... driver
Jack Pressler .... driver
Steven Schwartz .... driver
Gregg Williams .... driver
 
Other crew
Susan Addy .... production liaison
Bob Barnes .... medic
Jay Bennett .... assistant: Divine
Marion Cronin .... script supervisor
Judy Goldberg .... production liaison
Kim Kruger .... wrangler
Barbara Long .... production accountant
Dianne Mapp-Cheek .... production coordinator (as Dianne Lisa Cheek)
Stan Mazin .... choreographer
Diana Myers .... wrangler
Scott Norris .... production liaison
Kelly Schroder .... wrangler
John Springer .... publicist (as John Springer & Associates)
Genevieve Sprinkle .... production liaison
Caroline Invicta Stevenson .... head wrangler
Caroline Invicta Stevenson .... trainer
Judith Taylor .... assistant to producers
Arthur Wilde .... unit publicist
Betty Wistrand .... location manager
 

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84 min
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Color (Technicolor)
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Trivia:
Edith Massey auditioned for the part of Big Ed, but Paul Bartel did not want her in the film because he thought it would look too much like a John Waters film without John Waters.See more »
Quotes:
Rosie Velez:Always the little ones got something to prove.See more »
Movie Connections:
Featured in More Lust, Less Dust (2001) (V)See more »
Soundtrack:
These Lips Were Made For Kissin'See more »

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11 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
Treasures lost and found..., 17 January 2006
Author: Phallus_In_Wonderland from Canada

Perhaps Divine's greatest acting captured on film. This is not a film for all tastes. Perhaps it is a little over the top in some aspects and might leave some viewers wondering what they have just watched, in some scenes it evokes true emotion and humanity.

Life, love, and even death are depicted as they sometimes seem to be... senseless, unintentionally funny, and heartbreakingly sad.

Lainie Kazan plays like the proverbial "whore" with a heart of gold and also a heart of pure stone. Divine somehow comes off as a happy loser, but one you want to root for.

"Lust In The Dust" plays like farce, suspends belief, but ultimately laughs at itself knowingly.

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