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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Did You Know?
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
It's like how hot dogs come in packs of 10, and buns come in packs of eight or 12 - you have to buy nine packs to make it come out even.
2. Displayed at very end of credits, below the disclaimer: "IF YOU CAN THINK OF IT, IT EXISTS SOMEWHERE" See more
Spoofs Purple Rain
Written and Performed by Carl Finch
Produced by David Byrne See more