David Byrne of Talking Heads fame visits a typical (and fictional) Texas town, on the eve of the town's celebration of the state's sesquicentennial. He meets various colorful local characters, most notably Lewis Fyne, a big-hearted bachelor in search of matrimony. Written by
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"It's a completely cool, multi-purpose movie."
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Most of the commercials seen before and during the Love for Sale musical number were genuine TV ads of the day, including Victor Kiam's famous Remington shaver ad with its slogan "I liked it so much, I bought the company!" According to Byrne, many of the characters in this film were inspired by actual supermarket tabloid stories. See more
As the narrator is walking through the mall, we see Waldenbooks more than once. See more
Look at this. Who can say it isn't beautiful? Sky, bricks. Who do you think lives there? Four-car garage. Hope, fear, excitement, satisfaction.
2. Displayed at very end of credits, below the disclaimer: "IF YOU CAN THINK OF IT, IT EXISTS SOMEWHERE" See more
Referenced in Bulletproof Monk
Written and Produced by David Byrne
Performed by Kronos Quartet See more