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Tales of the Rat Fink (2006)

Not Rated | | Documentary, Biography | 11 March 2006 (USA)
The life and times of famed hot rod & custom car designer Ed "Big Daddy" Roth.

Director:

Ron Mann

Writers:

Adam Cawley (additional dialogue), Solomon Vesta

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Goodman ... Ed 'Big Daddy' Roth (voice)
Ted Rosnick ... Rat Fink (voice) (as Theo Rosnick)
Alex Xydias Alex Xydias ... Old-Timer (voice)
Paul Le Mat ... Cruisin' (voice)
Ann-Margret ... Heartbreaker (voice)
Dick Smothers ... Station Wagon (voice)
Tom Smothers ... Trailer (voice)
Steve Austin ... Heavy Chevy (voice)
Jay Leno ... Flamethrower (voice)
Bill Weinstein Bill Weinstein ... Bill (voice)
Marilyn Weinstein Marilyn Weinstein ... Marilyn (voice)
Robert Williams Robert Williams ... The Outlaw (voice)
Billy Gibbons ... Beatnik Bandit (voice) (as Billy F. Gibbons)
Tom Wolfe ... Tom Wolfe's Car (voice)
Brian Wilson ... The Surfite (voice)
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The life and times of famed hot rod & custom car designer Ed "Big Daddy" Roth.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

The legend of the world's greatest kustom car builder Ed "Big Daddy" Roth. [DVD box]


Certificate:

Not Rated
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Details

Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 March 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Tales of the Rat Fink See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Sphinx Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Color:

Color
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Did You Know?

Trivia

DVD supplements include several RAT FINK & BIG DADDY comic strips by Mort Todd and 'Cliff Mott'. See more »

Crazy Credits

Good Advice - Sara Driver, Elliott Lefko, Paul Mavrides, Joe Medjuck, Michael Mendelson, Paul Quarrington, Bill Schroeder, Gary Topp, Larry Weinstein, The Juggernaut See more »

Connections

Features Beach Blanket Bingo (1965) See more »

Soundtracks

The Red Room
By The Sadies
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brought back lost memories
13 September 2007 | by thefenskSee all my reviews

Well, some of the silliness of the animations was a bit over the top but I figure they didn't have enough real footage to fill out an entire movie.

It was imaginative, and to its credit, it was a primer on the tremendous impact of this forgotten artist.

Forgotten? Well, I forgot about him. Wow, my brother was really into hot rods and he had all the magazines and the CARtoon books and such and I read all of the latter and marveled at Big Daddy's creativity, even in my early teens. Everything came rushing back when I saw this movie.

Let's face it, the guy was far out, he was into his thing, and he really did provide an inspiration for the art/media/design/culture that was to come in just a few years.

Wow.


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