David Byrne of Talking Heads fame visits a typical (and fictional) Texas town, on the eve of the town's celebration of the state's sesquicentennial. He meets various colorful local characters, most notably Lewis Fyne, a big-hearted bachelor in search of matrimony.
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In between takes of the talent show sequence in which Louis sings "People Like Us", a crew member was delighting others with his adaptation, "Teamsters Like Us". See more
The movie supposedly takes place in the town of Virgil, Texas. However, in one scene where little children in 4-H shirts are dancing in a field, a water tower is briefly visible in the background that clearly says "RED OAK". See more
Excuse me, Mr. Culver. I forget what these peppers represent.
2. Displayed at very end of credits, below the disclaimer: "IF YOU CAN THINK OF IT, IT EXISTS SOMEWHERE" See more
Extended/re-edited versions of the Wild Wild Life and Love for Sale musical numbers were released as music videos. See more
Love Theme From True Stories
Written, Produced and Performed by David Byrne See more