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Squeal of Death (1985)

| Short, Comedy, Crime
Absurd slapstick cartoon-like comedy about Howie, a scrawny kid pushed around by his slob dad and everyone else. He loves cinema and becomes obsessed with a gangster film. This pushes him over the edge into the life of crime. Or does it?

Directors:

Tom Stern, Alex Winter

Writer:

Alex Winter
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Credited cast:
James Cook James Cook ... Cops (voice)
John Henson John Henson ... Corky (voice)
Brenda Slaughter Brenda Slaughter ... Bombshell
Tom Stern ... Gumbie Weedling
Alex Winter ... Howie / Various Characters
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Absurd slapstick cartoon-like comedy about Howie, a scrawny kid pushed around by his slob dad and everyone else. He loves cinema and becomes obsessed with a gangster film. This pushes him over the edge into the life of crime. Or does it?

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USA

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English

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Incredibly funny short film!
29 January 2001 | by tkallasSee all my reviews

I saw this on Night Flight (USA Networks) back in the Eighties, I couldn't stop laughing! The story of Howie, a poor, hapless, fool. Best line: "Howie!"-"Eat your green slop!" Wish I could find this on VHS!


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