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Car Wash [WS] [DVD] [1976]

SKU:6431541
Release Date:05/06/2003
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Starring Richard Pryor and George Carlin, the 1976 comedy Car Wash gets a widescreen DVD release from Universal. The original mono soundtrack is presented in English. A French-dubbed soundtrack is also available. Optional subtitles come in English, Spanish, and French. Closed captions are accessible. The only special feature is the original theatrical trailer. This disc is a slight improvement on the full-frame Good Times release in 2001, which still delivers the nostalgic soundtrack and dated '70s fashions that helped make it a cult favorite.
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    Overall Customer Rating:
    100% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (13 out of 13)

    Special Features


    • Original theatrical trailer

    Synopsis


    Car Wash
    Michael Schultz directed this kinetic, hyperventilating comedy (scripted by Joel Schumacher) concerning the crazed events that go on within a single 10-hour period at a Los Angeles car wash. The cast of colorful car-wash employees includes Lonnie (Ivan Dixon), an ex-con; Duane (Bill Duke), a militant black activist; and Lindy (Antonio Fargas), an obnoxious homosexual. Sully Boyar plays Mr. B, the frazzled car-wash owner who has to deal with his screwball employees along with his over-educated slip of a son, Irwin (Richard Brestoff), who quotes Mao and wants to radicalize the workers. Also along for the wash and wax are Miss Beverly Hills (Lauren Jones), with a wild assortment of wigs; Marsha (Melanie Mayron), the distracted car wash secretary; a mad bomber (Prof. Irwin Corey), who is terrorizing the neighborhood; and Daddy Rich (Richard Pryor), the founder of the Church of Divine Economic Spirituality, who sports a gold limousine. Danny de Vito, Brooke Adams and others were originally in the cast but their scenes were ultimately deleted. ~ Paul Brenner, Rovi

    Cast & Crew


    • Franklyn Ajaye
      Franklyn Ajaye - T.C.
    • Sully Boyar
      Sully Boyar - Mr. b.
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      Richard Brestoff - Irwin
    • George Carlin
      George Carlin - Taxi Driver
    • Irwin Corey
      Irwin Corey - Mad bomber



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