Reputedly John Waters' first movie role, although uncredited.
Adam's (Beau Bridges') flogging, which occurs during the opening credits, ranks 57th in the book "'Lash! The Hundred Great Scenes of Men Being Whipped in the Movies".
Shown on BBC in the mid 1980s in its full anamorphic ratio, but without pan and scan. During some scenes, you could hear the actors, but could not see them.