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Baby Snakes (1979)

Rock artist Frank Zappa hosts a concert in New York City. This movie contains tons of on-stage footage, off-stage footage, and animation.

Director:

Frank Zappa

Writer:

Frank Zappa
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Frank Zappa ... Self
Adrian Belew Adrian Belew ... Self - Guitar
Tommy Mars Tommy Mars ... Self - Keyboards
Terry Bozzio Terry Bozzio ... Self - Drums
Kerry McNabb Kerry McNabb ... Self - Soundman
Ron Delsener Ron Delsener ... Self - Concert Promoter
Bruce Bickford Bruce Bickford ... Self - Animator
Robert Leacock Robert Leacock ... Self - Bickford's Cameraman (as Rob Leacock)
Ed Mann Ed Mann ... Self - Percussion
Warren Cuccurullo Warren Cuccurullo ... Self - Backstage Fan (as Warren Cucurullo)
Chrissie Martin Chrissie Martin ... Self - Cuccurullo's Girlfriend (as Chris Martin)
Klaus Hundsbichler Klaus Hundsbichler ... Self - Bickford's Film Editor
Roy Estrada Roy Estrada ... Self - The Mexican Pope
John Smothers John Smothers ... Self - Zappa's Bodyguard
David B. Ditkowwich David B. Ditkowwich ... Self - Brooklyn For Zappa (as David Ditkowich)
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Storyline

Rock artist Frank Zappa hosts a concert in New York City. This movie contains tons of on-stage footage, off-stage footage, and animation. Written by Dan Priebe <av313@detroit.freenet.org>

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A movie about people who do stuff that is not normal. See more »


Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Trivia

Filmed in 1977, not released until 1979. See more »

Quotes

Frank Zappa: [referring to a stuffed animal's ass] We're gonna call this part "Burbank".
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Crazy Credits

Movie goes on for 10 minutes after credits are over. See more »

Alternate Versions

1984 reissue was edited to 91 minutes. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Eaten Alive! (1980) See more »

Soundtracks

Time Is Money
Written, Produced and Performed by Frank Zappa
(edited 91-minute version only)
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Wow....just...wow.
15 March 2003 | by whirlybird24See all my reviews

I was never really into Zappa, but I am a stop motion animator and I have to say that this thing (2 tape version) has some of the best claymation I have ever seen. (Bruce Bickford)- Zappa and his band doing the soundtrack is right on the money, too. After seeing this film I think I get the whole Zappa trip.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 December 1979 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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