Gas! or It became necessary to destroy the world in order to save it

United States, 1970

Film
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When the military authorities release a noxious substance that causes “death from instant old age” in everyone over twenty-five, the youth of America are left to their own devices to invent a new world order. This black, totally zany film is one of Roger Corman’s triumphs as it captures a blend of acid rock, far-out humour and revolutionary politicking in the true spirit of the sixties and the Love Generation. Stars Robert Corff, Elaine Giftos, Ben Vereen and Cindy Williams and features music performed by Country Joe and the Fish.

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Credits

producer/director

Roger Corman

production company

San Jacinto Productions

Duration

01:15:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1970

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

304197

Language

English

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

Wikidata

Q3758579

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