Monday, July 20, 2009

Can Hieronymus Merkin Ever Forget Mercy Humppe and Find True Happiness?

Once again, YouTube serendipity lead me to this:



Written, directed by and starring Anthony Newley as Merkin with his wife,Joan Collins("Polyester Poontang"), Milton Berle("Goodtime Eddie Filth") and George Jessel("The Presence")! This little mindrocker is a mid-life crisis musical mockumentary with a not-too-subtle dash of Fellini whimsy. Here's the trailer:



Another scene with George Jessel and Milton Berle!



According to a commenter on IMDb, Joan Collins soon left him after the premiere! Now that is a scathing review!
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