It Came From Hollywood

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

It Came From Hollywood (1982, USA) is a B-movie Clip comedy film directed by Malcolm Leo, Andrew Solt.

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Main Details

  • Released in 1982
  • Color/ B & W
  • Running Time: 80 Min.
  • Production Co: Paramount Pictures
  • Distribution Co: Paramount Pictures (1982) (USA) (theatrical)
  • Directed by Malcolm Leo, Andrew Solt
  • Written by Dana Olsen
  • Starring Dan Aykroyd, John Candy, Cheech Marin, Tommy Chong, Gilda Radner
  • Produced by Malcolm Leo, Jim Milio, Andrew Solt, Jeff Stein, Susan Strausberg, Susan F. Walker
  • Cinematography by Fred J. Koenekamp
  • Film Editing by Janice Hampton, Sarah Legon, Bert Lovitt

Tagline

  • We're going to make you LAUGH

Synopsis

It Came from Hollywood is a 1982 comedy film compiling clips from various B movies. Written by Dana Olsen and directed by Malcolm Leo and Andrew Solt, the film features wraparound segments and narration by several famous comedians, including Dan Aykroyd, John Candy, Gilda Radner, and Cheech and Chong. Sections of It Came from Hollywood focus on gorilla pictures, anti-marijuana films and the works of Ed Wood. The closing signature song was the doo wop hit "What's Your Name" by Don and Juan. (Wikipedia)

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