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Cyndi Lauper: Girls Just Want to Have Fun (1983)

Cyndi Lauper's official music video for 'Girls Just Want To Have Fun'.

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Edd Griles
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Laura Baler Laura Baler ... Dancer
Cyndi Lauper ... Herself
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The release of the single was accompanied by a quirky music video. It cost less than $35,000, largely due to a volunteer cast and the free loan of the most sophisticated video equipment available at the time. The cast included professional wrestling manager "Captain" Lou Albano in the role of Lauper's father while her real mother, Catrine, played herself. Lauper would later appear in World Wrestling Federation story-lines opposite Albano and guest-star in The Super Mario Bros. Super Show, in which Albano portrayed Mario. Lauper's attorney, Elliot Hoffman, appeared as her uptight dancing partner. Also in the cast were Lauper's manager, David Wolf, her brother, Butch Lauper, fellow musician Steve Forbert, and a bevy of secretaries borrowed from Portrait/CBS, Lauper's record label. The music video was directed by Edd Griles. The producer was Ken Walz while the cinematographer was Francis Kenny. Written by Peter-Patrick76 (peter-patrick@mail.com)

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Girls Just Want To Have Fun
Written by Robert Hazard
Performed by Cyndi Lauper
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