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Elephant Parts (1981)

A collection of comedy skits and music videos, such as a game-show spoof called "Name That Drug", a visit to the office of the Clandestine Typing Service, and a man providing a skewed ... See full summary »

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William Dear
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Nesmith ... Himself - Player
Bill Martin ... Himself - Player
Lark Geib Lark Geib ... Herself - Player (as Lark Alcott)
Robert Ackerman Robert Ackerman ... Himself - Player
Katherine McDaniel Katherine McDaniel ... Herself - Player
Paddy Morrissey Paddy Morrissey ... Himself - Player
William Dear ... Himself - Player (as Bill Dear)
Chicago Steve Barkley Chicago Steve Barkley ... Himself - Player (as 'Chicago Steve Barkley')
Jon Richard Jon Richard ... Himself - Player
Rita Herbst Rita Herbst ... Herself - Player
Frantz Turner ... Himself - Player (as Franz Turner)
Nancy Gregory Nancy Gregory ... Herself - Player
Manuel Campos Manuel Campos ... Himself - Player
Archie Lang Archie Lang ... Himself - Player
Peter Wise Peter Wise ... Himself - Player
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A collection of comedy skits and music videos, such as a game-show spoof called "Name That Drug", a visit to the office of the Clandestine Typing Service, and a man providing a skewed translation of a Mexican serenade for his girlfriend. Written by Kevin G. Madzia <madziakg@usa.net>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Also Known As:

Michael Nesmith in Elephant Parts See more »

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The Pacific Arts See more »
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Stereo

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Color
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Trivia

Winner of the First 'Video of the Year' GRAMMY. See more »

Goofs

In the ending credits, "Saxophone" is misspelled as "Saxaphone". See more »

Alternate Versions

While the "new" segments were not on the Laserdisc release, all but the "Moment With Sir William Martin" parts were originally on the First issue VHS and the CED "Needlevision" releases. See more »

Connections

Spoofs The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974) See more »

Soundtracks

Tonight
Written, Performed, and Produced by Michael Nesmith
from the Michael Nesmith audio L.P. "Infinite Rider On The Big Dogma"
Peaceful Music Co./Warner-Tamerlane; BMI
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Skit comedy + the First music videos=Masterpiece
8 February 2005 | by prisonerdrwSee all my reviews

My mom was a big Monkees fan back in the 60's and Mike Nesmith was her favorite. We had the VHS copy since the early 80's, even though neither my mom, dad or anyone else knows how they got it. Anyway, the comedy skits are funny and the music videos are time capsules. Four of the videos (Magic, Crusin' (also known as 'Lucy and Romona and their brother Sunset Sam'), Light and Tonite are from Nesmith's 1980 album 'Infinte Rider on the Big Dogma' and Rio was from 'From a Radio Engine to a Photon Wing' in 1976. Rio was on of the first commercial music videos released. The DVD features a running skit not featured on the VHS release (at least MY VHS) and a hilarious and baffling commentary by Nez himself.


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