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The Haunted World of Edward D. Wood, Jr.
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Genre:Unclassified
Year:1995
Rating:NR
Length:1 Hour 52 Minutes
Cast:Brett Thompson, Dolores Fuller

(1996) dir Brett Thompson w/ Vampira, Dolores Fuller, Bella Lugosi, Bella Lugosi, Jr.,Lyle Talbott, Ed Wood, Jr.

How could it be that Ed Wood, Jr., the young man who wore panties at the Battle of Tarawa in World War II, went on to become the Orson Welles of low-budget films? Through film clips, still photos, and extensive interviews with the bizarre cadre of actors, ministers and girlfriends who were involved in such projects as Wood's Plan 9 From Outer Space, this documentary explores the man and the cult legend that has sprung up since his death.

Wood's status as the Worst Filmmaker of All Time has brought him posthumous acclaim in both the film and art worlds - a recognition hardly imaginable to the man who died penniless and unknown in the late 1970s.

Terry Zwigoff, who directed last year's critically acclaimed documentary Crumb, has pronouncedThe Haunted World of Edward D. Wood, Jr. "hypnotic and spellbinding. If you thought Crumb was strange and disturbing - go see this movie. This is one wild ride."

Bonus! Free!
Crossroads At Laredo at 11:30pm Friday 10/25 and Saturday 10/26/96 only!
(1948) dir Ed Wood with Wood, Duke Moore

Come see The Haunted World of Edward D. Wood, Jr. on Friday or Saturday and catch Wood's debut short, Crossroads At Laredo, a western starring Wood himself.

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