Infamous psychedelic all-star comedy about ex-gangster Tony Banks, who's called out of retirement by mob kingpin God to carry out a hit on fellow mobster "Blue Chips" Packard. When Banks demurs, God kidnaps his daughter Darlene on his luxury yacht.
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Did You Know?
experimented with LSD to prepare for this film, as did Groucho Marx
. (Writer Paul Krassner
accompanied Groucho, who reportedly had a pleasant, sometimes moving experience.) Score composer Harry Nilsson
had never used LSD, and simply played drunk for his screen role. (His later experience with the drug inspired Nilsson to write The Point
(1971).) See more
Listen, "God" sent for your father.
[wails, horrified, thinking Tony has died
[a little annoyed
Not THAT God, dope.
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