Cinema: Bad Trip

Have you heard the one about the hippies, the mobsters, the convicts, the politician, the warden, the moll', LSD, the balloon and the gangster chief called "God"? Well, that's it. End of joke. It's called Skidoo, and the only conceivable reasons to see it are 1) to hear each and every credit, from cameraman to copyright date, sung on the sound track; 2) to see actors like Jackie Gleason, Carol Channing, Burgess Meredith, Peter Lawford and even Groucho Marx make fools of themselves; and 3) just to believe that it exists. Ostensibly a comedy, Skidoo was produced and directed by Otto...

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