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FULL SYNOPSIS

In Greaser's Palace, Alan Arbus plays a zoot-suited character named Jesse, who is not only a Christlike figure, he is Christ. En route to Jerusalem, where he hopes to find work as a "singer-dancer-actor," Jesse finds himself in a dusty western town. At first, he is targeted for extermination by town boss Seaweedhead Greaser (Albert Henderson) but all this changes when he brings Greaser's son Lamy (Michael Sullivan) back from the dead. Jesse's healing powers lead to all sorts of wacked-out complications and, inevitably, a bizarre confrontation with the town looney, exotic dancer Cholera (Luana Anders). A very young Robert Downey Jr. (the son of the director) appears as a Quasimodo-like child. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast

Luana Anders
as Cholera Greaser
Don Calfa
as Morris
Robert Downey, Jr.
Pablo Ferro
as Indian
Albert Henderson
as Seaweedhead Greaser
James Antonio
as Vernon
Ron Nealy
as Card Man
Lawrence Wolf
as French Padre
Toni Basil
as Indian Girl
Herve Villechaize
as Mr. Spitunia
Joe Madden
as Man With Painting
Allan Arbus
as Jesse
Stanley Gottlieb
as Spitunia
Woodrow Chambliss
as Father
Elsie Downey
as The Woman
Alex Hitchcock
as Nun
Larry Moyer
as Captain Good
Don Smolen
as Gip
Lawrence Wolf
as French Padre
Albert Henderson
as Seaweedhead Greaser
Pablo Ferro
as Indian
Ron Nealy
as Card Man
Don Smolen
as Gip
Toni Basil
as Indian Girl
Luana Anders
as Cholera Greaser
Woodrow Chambliss
as Father
Larry Moyer
as Captain Good
Allan Arbus
as Jesse
Stanley Gottlieb
as Spitunia
Elsie Downey
as The Woman
Alex Hitchcock
as Nun
Joe Madden
as Man With Painting
Herve Villechaize
as Mr. Spitunia
James Antonio
as Vernon
Don Calfa
as Morris

Crew

Robert Downey, Sr.
Director
Cyma Rubin
Producer
Robert Downey, Sr.
Screenwriter
Peter Powell
Cinematographer
Jack Nitzsche
Composer (Music Score)
Bud Smith
Editor
Robert J. Koster
First Assistant Director
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