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Spinal Tap, one of England's loudest bands, is chronicled by film director Marty DiBergi on what proves to be a fateful tour.
Marty Di Bergi wears two different US Navy caps - one in the film and one in 'Catching up with Marty Di Bergi' in the Special Features on the DVD release. In the film, the cap appears to read USS Ooral Sea OV-4B. This should be USS Coral Sea CV-43. The USS Coral Sea was an aircraft carrier in the US Navy 1946-90, the second ship to bear that name. In the special features, the cap is from the USS Wadsworth FG-9, a guided missile frigate in the US Navy from 1978-2002. The Wadsworth was transferred to Poland in 2002 and renamed the General Tadeusz Kosciuszko.
Hello; my name is Marty DiBergi. I'm a filmmaker. I make a lot of commercials. That little dog that chases the covered wagon underneath the sink? That was mine. In 1966, I went down to Greenwich Village, New York City to a rock club called Electric ...
On Elvis Presley's tombstone, his middle name is spelled Aaron, just as it was on his birth certificate. Although he used the spelling "Aron" for most of his life, he adopted the more conventional version shortly before his death.
There are no opening credits after the title is shown.
The two audio commentaries, noted here as originating on the Voyager Company's CD-ROM release, one of them with the three main cast members not in character, was actually also released on the Criterion Collection's Special Edition laserdisc: This Is Spinal Tap: Special Edition #238 [CC1390L].
$30,835 4 March 1984