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The Haunted World of Edward D. Wood Jr. (1995)

How was it possible that a movie like "Plan 9 from Outerspace" could be made? This documentary about Ed Wood Jr.'s masterpiece gives the answer.

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Herself (as Vampira)
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Herself
Paul Marco ...
Himself
Conrad Brooks ...
Himself
Loretta King ...
Herself
Lynn Lemon ...
Himself (as Reverend Dr. Lynn Lemon)
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Himself (archive footage)
Bela Lugosi Jr. ...
Himself
Norma McCarty ...
Herself (as Norma McCarty-Wood)
Michael McCarthy ...
Himself (as Michael McCarty)
Mona McKinnon ...
Herself (voice)
Joseph F. Robertson ...
Himself (as Joe Robertson)
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Himself
Harry Thomas ...
Himself
Crawford John Thomas ...
Himself
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How was it possible that a movie like "Plan 9 from Outerspace" could be made? This documentary about Ed Wood Jr.'s masterpiece gives the answer.

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Can your MIND stand the SHOCKING TRUTH?


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Someone To Tell It To
Performed by Dolores Fuller
Music by Jimmy Van Heusen (as James Van Huesen)
Lyrics by Dolores Fuller & Sammy Cahn
Published by Warner Music
Used with permission
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Oddball Documentary Does Its Job
24 August 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The Haunted World of Edward D. Wood, Jr. isn't a particularly good documentary. Aesthetically, it's lackluster and cheap looking, the people in it go off on tangents which make it very unfocused and in-cohesive, but this adds to it's charm. I say this because it's a documentary about an oddball that made oddball pictures and surrounded himself with fellow oddballs and, as such, there's really no other way to document the life and career of the man and his crew of misfits. There are some glimpses of insight into both the genius and the ineptness of Wood, and the portrayal of both qualities is a credit to the genuineness of the documentary. Overall, it's worth a watch for the Wood fan and those of cinema in general, but don't expect brilliance here. Expect a documentary made after Wood's own heart.


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