Mondo Balordo

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Mondo Balordo ★ 1964

Translated as “Crazy World,” this is crude sensationalism masked as a horror story. Karloff guides the viewer through a curious mixture of society's fringe elements. A loosely connected series of sketches includes portraits of a reincarnated Rudolph Valentino, practitioners of transvestism, Roman coke whores, and an Italian-Japanese rock ‘n roll midget (Drago) in director Montero's unusual vision of an anti-paradise. Includes standard lesbian club scene. Volume 11 of Frank Henenlotter's Sexy Shockers. 86m/C VHS, DVD . Franz Drago; D: Robert Bianchi Montero; W: Albert T. Viola; Nar: Boris Karloff.