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Polyester (1981) Poster

(1981)

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References 

All That Heaven Allows (1955)
The Fishpaws live at "Wyman Way". Actress Jane Wyman was the lead in Douglas Sirk's All That Heaven Allows (1955) which is one of the film's inspirations.
Bayou (1957)
A poster of "Poor White Trash" is visible in Elmer's office.
The Blob (1958)
Lu-Lu complains that her unborn baby feels like the Blob growing inside her
The Young One (1960)
Poster for "White Trash" in Elmer's office
The Intruder (1962)
Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! (1965)
A poster is visible in Elmer's office.
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)
Main theme is referenced.
Inga (1968)
A poster of "Inga" is visible.
Vixen! (1968)
A small poster is visible in Elmer's office.
Détruire dit-elle (1969)
The English title of the film is on the marquee of theatre where two main characters go.
The Christine Jorgensen Story (1970)
A poster is visible.
Truck Stop Women (1974)
A small poster is visible in the office.
Female Trouble (1974)
Divine starred in this John Waters movie playing a character, "Francine Fishpaw", who had an alliterated name. In their previous cinema movie collaboration, Divine had portrayed a character called "Dawn Davenport", a character who also had an alliterated name.
Benji (1974)
India Song (1975)
The English title of the film is on the marquee of theatre where two main characters go.
Le camion (1977)
The English title of the film is on the marquee of theatre where two main characters go.

Referenced in 

The Last Horror Film (1982)
Poster visible on billboard at Cannes
Lust in the Dust (1985)
Star teaming of actors Divine and Tab Hunter.
Serial Mom (1994)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Divine Trash (1998)
Video case is shown.
In Bad Taste (2000) (TV Special)
More Lust, Less Dust (2001) (Video)
referenced in documentary
Rugrats Go Wild (2003)
Reportedly, the Odorama name and logo were used by Paramount Pictures and the producers of Rugrats Go Wild (2003) as New Line Pictures had allowed the copyright rights to expire and this allegedly aggrieved director John Waters.
Jersey Girl (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
The Benchwarmers (2006)
Video case is shown in a video store.
This Filthy World (2006)
John Waters mentions it.
Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film (2006)
It is mentioned in a newspaper article.
The Killing Floor (2007)
Title of movie seen in videostore towards the end of the movie.
Little Red Riding Hood (2009) (Video)
Character of Mama influenced by Divine, especially in this film.
RuPaul's Drag Race: Divine Inspiration (2015) (TV Episode)
RuPaul asks Carson Kressley if he likes it.
Cine Terapia: Cine Terapia - Axel Kuschevatzky (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by one of the characters.

Featured in 

Divine Waters (1985)
the opneing credits of this film features the romantic montage with Divine and Tab Hunter from Polyester; as well as other scenes
In Bad Taste (2000) (TV Special)
SexTV: Pink or Blue?: The Science of Sex Selection/John Waters (2004) (TV Episode)
Clips from film used in John Waters profile.
Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy (2010) (Video)
Footage of this movie is shown.
Laserdisc Memories: Directors Showcase: John Waters (2010) (TV Episode)
Film is Mentioned in Episode
I Am Divine (2013)
Clips featured.
Tab Hunter Confidential (2015)
Clips shown

Spoofs 

All That Heaven Allows (1955)
The Fishpaws live at "Wyman Way". Actress Jane Wyman was the lead in Douglas Sirk's All That Heaven Allows (1955) which is one of the film's inspirations.
Scent of Mystery (1960)
Odorama gimmick re-used

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