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Mondo Trasho (1969)

A day in the lives of a hit-and-run driver and her victim, and the bizarre things that happen to them before and after they collide (sexual assault by a crazed foot-fetishist, visions of ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mary Vivian Pearce ... The Bombshell / Cinderella
Divine ... Divine / Greaser in Alley
David Lochary David Lochary ... Asylum Inmate / Dr. Coathanger / Voice of Snob #2
Mink Stole ... Homeless Woman / Asylum Inmate / Snob #1
Bob Skidmore Bob Skidmore ... Asylum Personnel / Policeman
Margie Skidmore Margie Skidmore ... Shocked Mother in Park / The Virgin Mary
Berenica Cipcus Berenica Cipcus ... Evil Stepsister #1 / Asylum Inmate / Dr. Coathanger's Nurse
Jack Walsh Jack Walsh
Chris Atkinson Chris Atkinson
Lizzy Temple Black Lizzy Temple Black ... The Virgin Mary's Assistant
Mark Isherwood Mark Isherwood ... The Hitch-Hiker
Mike Bauer Mike Bauer
Pat Moran ... Dr. Coathanger's Secretary
George Figgs George Figgs ... Asylum Inmate / Man in Waiting Room
Susan Lowe ... Asylum Inmate
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Storyline

A day in the lives of a hit-and-run driver and her victim, and the bizarre things that happen to them before and after they collide (sexual assault by a crazed foot-fetishist, visions of the Virgin Mary, strange chicken-foot grafting operations). Written by Michael Brooke <michael@everyman.demon.co.uk>

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At Last... A "Gutter Film"

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Comedy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 March 1969 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

John Waters' Mondo Trasho See more »

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Budget:

$2,100 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Dreamland See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

It seems that the bombshell is reading Kenneth Anger's "Hollywood Babylon" when she's on the bus. See more »

Quotes

Divine: Oh Mary! Oh Holy Trinity! Oh God! It isn't easy being Divine!
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Crazy Credits

And introducing John Leisenring as 'the shrimper' See more »

Alternate Versions

Was released once in the UK - in 1983, before the video recordings act, paired with 'Sex Madness' (1938). This release by Palace Video was uncut. See more »

Connections

References Mondo cane (1962) See more »

Soundtracks

No Particular Place to Go
Written and performed by Chuck Berry
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John waters most boringest movie.
9 July 2004 | by hoabobSee all my reviews

It started out as a kind of interesting movie. But then a few minutes later it really started to get boring. About 40 minutes into the movie i started yawning and i had a hard time keeping my eyes open. I really think this movie would have been better if it were just 10 minutes long.

This movie was not anything like SERIAL MOM or CECIL B. DEMENTED or PECKER. It was just boring and unfunny. So if you wanna see a really good funny john waters movie then watch something like those three movies mentioned above. The picture quality is what you would expect from a movie made on the budget of two thousand dollars back in 1969. So even if you are a fan of john waters this is not the kind of movie you would wanna watch.


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