R | | Biography, Comedy, Musical
The sole survivor of an ill-fated mining expedition tells how his taste for gold was replaced by that of human flesh.
The tribe of Japanese Indians that Packer and his group encounter on their journey is referred to as the Nihonjin tribe. Nihonjin is Japanese for "Japanese people." They were played by Japanese exchange students. While at UCB, Trey Parker had a double major in music and Japanese.
The film you are about to see was originally released in 1954. Upstaged by the overwhelming popularity of "Oklahoma!", it's short lived theater run was canceled, and "Alfred Packer: The Musical" soon fell into obscurity. The original negative, ...
When George walks past the Indian woman, his car keys are heard jingling in his pocket as he goes out of the shot.
(At the end of the closing credits) Due to the graphic nature of this film, it should not have been watched by small children.
In the Troma release there is a quick shot of a black cat right before Packer loses his horse in the night. This was not in Parker's original release (fall 1993) in Boulder, CO at the Flatirons Theatre.
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