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Hot Dogs for Gauguin (1972)

| Short | 1972 (USA)
A photographer plans to blow up the Statue of Liberty in order to take a picture and thus get famous.

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Martin Brest

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Martin Brest
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Danny DeVito ... Adrian
William Duff-Griffin William Duff-Griffin ... Fletcher
Rhea Perlman ... Woman on Ferry
Martin Brest ... Man on Ferry
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A photographer plans to blow up the Statue of Liberty in order to take a picture and thus get famous.

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30 December 2003 | by the_mad_mckennaSee all my reviews

I saw this in a college filmmaking class - the instructor had attended NYU with Brest - and it's a fantastic comedy, with a young Danny Devito as a hairbrained photographer trying to make a mint on a photo as famous as the one of the Hindenburg going down by staging one - in this case, blowing up the statue of liberty. It's a riot and worth seeing (though I don't know how you would)!


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