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Underground U.S.A. (1980)

| Drama | May 1980 (USA)
An older woman (Astor) looks for love with younger men in a take-off of Sunset Boulevard.

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Eric Mitchell

Writer:

Eric Mitchell
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Cast

Credited cast:
Patti Astor Patti Astor ... Vickie
Rene Ricard Rene Ricard ... Kenneth
Tom Wright ... Frank
Eric Mitchell Eric Mitchell ... Victor
Jackie Curtis ... The room-mate
Cookie Mueller ... The barmaid
Taylor Mead ... The uncle
Duncan Smith Duncan Smith ... The shrink
John Lurie ... Jack Smith
Steve Mass Steve Mass ... The accountant
Terry Toye Terry Toye ... Herself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
David Armstrong David Armstrong ... Hustler
Bruce Balboni Bruce Balboni ... Hustler
Richard Boch Richard Boch ... Mudd Club patron
Robin Bruch Robin Bruch ... Gallery opening
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An older woman (Astor) looks for love with younger men in a take-off of Sunset Boulevard.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

May 1980 (USA) See more »

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Mono

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White Savages
(1979)
Written by James Chance (as Jim White)
Performed by James White and the Blacks
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