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Larry Brinkin ... Himself
Peggy Cass ... Herself (archive footage)
Pristine Condition ... Himself (archive footage)

Jackie Curtis ... Herself (archive footage)

Candy Darling ... Himself (archive footage)
Dusty Dawn ... Herself

Divine ... Himself (archive footage)
Anton Dunnigan ... Himself

Ahmet Ertegun ... Himself (archive footage)
John Flowers ... Himself

Allen Ginsberg ... Himself (archive footage)
Goldie Glitters ... Himself

Grateful Dead ... Themselves (archive footage) (as The Grateful Dead)
Ann Harris ... Herself

Fayette Hauser ... Herself
Hibiscus ... Himself (archive footage)
Jilala ... Himself
Michael Kalmen ... Himself

Richard Koldewyn ... Himself

Angela Lansbury ... Herself (archive footage)

Taylor Mead ... Himself (archive footage)

Sylvia Miles ... Herself

Peter Mintun ... Himself
Milton Miron ... Himself (as Sebastian)
Rumi Missabu ... Himself

Richard Nixon ... Himself (archive footage)
Tricia Nixon ... Herself (archive footage)
Marshall Olds ... Himself
Maureen Orth ... Herself

Anthony Perkins ... Himself (archive footage)

Ronald Reagan ... Himself (archive footage)
Kreemah Ritz ... Himself
John Rothermel ... Himself
Sylvester ... Himself (archive footage)
Pam Tent ... Herself (as Pamela Tent-Carpenter)

Gore Vidal ... Himself (archive footage)

John Waters ... Himself
Errol Wetson ... Himself

Holly Woodlawn ... Himself
Frank Bourquin ... Himself (uncredited)
Chris Kilo ... Himself (uncredited)
Daniel Ware ... Himself (uncredited)

Directed by
Bill Weber 
David Weissman 
Produced by
Robert Croonquist .... associate producer
Roger Klorese .... co-producer
David Weissman .... producer
Original Music by
Richard Koldewyn  (as Richard 'Scrumbly' Koldewyn)
Cinematography by
Marsha Kahm 
Film Editing by
Bill Weber 
Sound Department
James Lebrecht .... sound
Daniel Sperry .... stereo sound consultant: Dolby
Camera and Electrical Department
Stef Butler .... digital imaging technician
Music Department
Peter Dunne .... music producer
Gerry Gershman .... music supervisor
Other crew
Jonathan Dana .... producer's representative
Irwin M. Rappaport .... attorney
David Haney .... generously funded by
Marc Huestis .... thanks
Roger Klorese .... generously funded by

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Rated R for nudity, sexual content, drug references and some language
100 min
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On the Weekend of 22 December 2002, the movie grossed $75.00 (by contrast, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002) took in $62,007,000).See more »
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3 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
I couldn't stop smiling, 28 May 2002
Author: king-27 from San Francisco

San Francisco crazies, unbridled idealism, articulate interviewees, and LOTS and LOTS of original footage combine to form a highly entertaining and endearing history of the dance troupe from the late 60s to the early 70s. Great storytelling of a fascinating story.

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