The only way it could be more of a cult is if some kind of live goat sacrifice was involved. Of course, the only thing stranger than its fans, the stage musical and the film itself which is pretty damn strange for a movie about a singing alien transvestite is its storied history. It ran in several theaters through the rest of the s and eventually moved stateside where it found an audience at Los Angeles' famed Roxy Theatre.
Curry led the insanity as Dr. THEN: Sarandon already had a number of film and television credits under her belt when she signed on to play Janet in The Rocky Horror Picture Showbut it soon became a star-making performance for the actress. She recently opened her own ping-pong bar and restaurant called SPiN.
The latest of Glee 's stunt episodes, an adaptation of the cult classic musical The Rocky Horror Picture Show showed up just in time for Halloween, the most cross-dressingest time of the year. Well, it wasn't a total failure. But it was partly a failure.
So the amount of people that have seen Rocky is probably way above that have seen those other films. What struck you about it? As much as he had a manly feel about him, it was seeing him dressed as Frank-N-Furter in heels. So it was that and the music.
How d' you do I See you've met my Faithful handyman He's just a Little brought down because When you knocked He thought you were the candyman. Don't get strung out By the way I look. Don't judge a book by its cover.
It is in the key of E major. It was originally the fourth song in the musical but it was later switched with its following number, "Time Warp", so that the latter came before Tim Curry's entrance. The song is performed by the character, Dr.
I'd been in Jesus Christ Superstar and Hair, and was starting to think I wouldn't mind seeing a musical that appealed to me, an eternal adolescent. I loved B-movies, rock'n'roll and glam, so thought I'd do a parody — or homage — to all those things. There I met Richard Hartley, who was writing its incidental music.
Frank-N-Furter: How d'you do, I see you've met my faithful handyman He's just a little brought down because when you knocked He thought you were the candyman; Didn't you, freaky? Don't get strung out by the way that I look, Don't judge a book by its cover I'm not much of a man by the light of day, But by night I'm one hell of a lover I'm just a Sweet Transvestite From Transexual, Transylvania Let me show you around, maybe play you a sound You look like you're both pretty groovy Or if you want something visual that's not too abysmal We could take in an old Steve Reeves movie Brad talking : I'm glad we caught you at home, could we use your phone? We're both in a bit of a hurry We'll just say where we are, then go back to our car We don't want to be any worry Dr.
The remake feels strictly PG, the kind of thing your grandmother could watch without raising her blood pressure. There are strong elements in the production. The year before the original film hit theatres, homosexuality was declassified as a mental illness in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.
All lyrics transcribed from memory and verified against the soundtrack to the film The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Note that three of the songs presented here Sword of DamoclesOnce in a Whileand Planet Schmanet, Janet are not normally on most versions of the soundtrack album. Also, the version of The Time Warp present on all soundtrack albums is shorter than the movie version since they cut out Columbia's tap dancing and one of the refrains.