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Rat Pfink a Boo Boo (1966)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Action, Thriller | September 1966 (USA)
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After stopping three crooks from robbing an innocent woman, two dimwits become crime fighters.

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Ron Haydock, Ray Dennis Steckler (story)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Carolyn Brandt ... Cee Bee Beaumont
Ron Haydock ... Rat Pfink / Lonnie Lord (as Vin Saxon)
Titus Moede ... Boo Boo / Titus Twimbly
George Caldwell George Caldwell ... Linc
Mike Kannon Mike Kannon ... Hammer
James Bowie James Bowie ... Benjie
Mary Jo Curtis Mary Jo Curtis ... Irma La Streetwalker
Keith A. Wester Keith A. Wester ... Cowboy (as Dean Danger)
Romeo Barrymore Romeo Barrymore ... Ape Trainer
Berri Lee Berri Lee ... Boy #1 on Beach
Rox Anne Rox Anne ... Girl on Beach
Alan Neal Alan Neal ... Boy #2 on Beach
Bob Burns ... Kogar the Gorilla (as Kogar)
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Storyline

It starts off seriously enough, with three thugs robbing an innocent young woman at night in the city, but then switches to Vin Saxon and Carolyn Brandt doing a goofy Elvis-like rock 'n roll number (very charming though). The next day the thugs are bored. Picking a name at random out of the phone book, they decide to terrorize Carolyn Brandt. After some campy dramatic scenes, she is kidnapped by the goons. They decide to ransom her. After receiving the ransom call, Vin Saxon and the good-natured, but not- to-bright gardener sit around despondent, wondering what to do. "There's only one thing to do!" exclaims Vin. The two rush off into the next room and become the costumed heroes Rat Pfink and Boo Boo... Written by Mick Taylor <alhazred@aracnet.com>

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Not Rated
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

September 1966 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Mono

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

When the kidnappers open the briefcase containing comics, the most visible magazine is Issue #2 (January 1965) of "Monster World," published by Warren and featuring the cast of The Munsters (1964) on the cover. Monster World was a sister publication of Famous Monsters. While Famous Monsters had a long distinguished career, folding only when Warren went under, Monster World didn't last as long. See more »

Goofs

During fight scene, a white villain punches Rat Pfink then turns around and attacks Boo Boo. After a cut, the black villain is fighting Boo Boo. See more »

Quotes

Rat Pfink: This looks like a job for You-Know and Who!
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Alternate Versions

Some prints have the Rat Phink and Boo Boo sequences color tinted. See more »


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Go Go Party
Performed by Ron Haydock
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Lamest Director of all time.
14 September 2006 | by jjjjjjjjjjjjj-4See all my reviews

In the early '80s I had the misfortune to spend a full day with Mr. Steckler and his movies in a college classroom. Included was RAT PFINK A BOO BOO. As well as filming some of the worst music videos of all time, including the unwatchable first video of the Jefferson Airplane (circa '68 I believe), he is the only person to make an airshow by the USAF Thunderbirds appear to be boring. His "Star" & girlfriend, Carolyn Brandt, is a narcoleptic "singer" who appears in his films randomly and without any notable connection to plot. The real crime of Steckler's films is the total lack of fun. They are boring. Every element of his film-making is either trite or lacking any connection to concept. He doesn't appear to really like to make movies. My impression was that it is compulsion rather than desire that drove him to film. Do yourself a favor and avoid any of his films unless you are trying to get rid of unwelcome guests in your home.


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