Greaser's Palace
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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… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 40%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The film, I'm told, cost close to $1-million, and it looks it, which depresses me even more than its witlessness."
‑ Vincent Canby, New York Times
"As a product of an unusually adventurous time in cinema history, Greaser's Palace has perverse appeal. As a comedy, it's virtually unwatchable."
‑ Nathan Rabin, AV Club
"An embarrassment."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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