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707 - Assignment: Venezuela (the lost short)



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"...Black gold......Texas tea."
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This makes an excellent theater-style Double Feature with my ~favorite~ 'truck-driving movie', the French epic of Venezuela "The Evil That Men Do" (some may have seen the Freidkin re-make 'Sorcerer', with Roy Scheider and a pair of deuce-and-a-halfs). They carry two truckloads (since they'll be lucky if ~one~ makes it) of unstable, 'sweating' nitroglycerin across the cordillera to put out a raging oil-derrick fire....the other side of the triumphant 'Creole Oil' story. Get ready for subtitles in the original, though (unless you're fluent at French).


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Looks like I'm the only fan who really has a tough time with this short. [shrug] The jokes are more repetitive and grating than funny to me. Sure, it produces a chuckle or two ("BAGO IN CARO!") but it's no "Progress Island, USA."


Elisa Farrington - about 4 years ago
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I liked the way Crow swallows cars @ 16:48.


Childe Harold - almost 3 years ago
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Woohoo! Neocolonialism! This video is so messed up on so many levels


Knox Harrington - about 1 year ago
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The running gag based on him saying Lake Maracaibo is narrow just kills me every time. "Well, if it isn't Mr. Narrow Lake."


S.A. Nathe - over 1 year ago
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Monty Python riff: "Fondle my butt"


Wyatt Mars - over 1 year ago
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What? What the hell are you saying?


Snuffy Wuffykiss - almost 2 years ago
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Oil is a loving God...


Stephen A Nathe - almost 3 years ago
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FIXED THE VIDEO LINK!!!


Jason George - almost 3 years ago
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The link is screwed up. Real link is here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PJY2S_brQbQ


Ray Garraty - almost 4 years ago
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So how many ladies did this guy hook up with before his wife and kids arrived?


Stereo Catz - about 3 years ago
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It's not that they don't understand him; that's just their way of jerking around foreigners.


BlueRabbit501 - about 3 years ago
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I never knew Ricardo Montalban had a job as a Venezuelan airport announcer.


Kyle Butler - over 3 years ago
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ha ha, betraying your spouses trust is fun and comical..IN VENEZUELA!


Stephen A Nathe - over 3 years ago
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when did this originally air?


Fredrick Stafford - over 4 years ago
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Did you guys see Assignment Venezuela II?

It’s uproarious. A traitorous Army officer gets out of prison and leads a Marxist-socialist movement and becomes essentially a strongman dictator who abolishes the free press and independent media to crush all opposition and nationalizes private industries including all those oil wells seen in the first film and uses the proceeds to enrich himself and his leftist cronies while giving token hand outs to the poor to buy votes and keep in place a state of permanent class warfare to consolidate his power…fun stuff! Then he gets cancer and goes to his good commie buddies Castro’s and Michael Moore’s vaunted Cuban health care system for treatment and they botch it and cannot save him and at the end he re-finds religion and dies terrified of what his actions have wrought for his soul! Classic ending!

Assignment Venezuela III is in now in production and it looks just as “good” (hint a former bus driver is now in total charge!).


Tim Pierce - almost 4 years ago
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I love how the movie uses Spanish but as soon as any numbers come along they go back to English.


Robert Ferguson - over 5 years ago
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Compared to the run of the mill MST3k, this one is a little "strong".
Not really "family oriented" I LOVE it


John Rivett - almost 5 years ago
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Saw this at the 2nd Expofest-o-rama.. My son was a baby, he and my wife went down for a nap, and I went down down to watch..


Kimono Dragon - about 5 years ago
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For a 60's, family oriented short, this dude scopes the chicas like a one-eyed cat in a fish market! And the narrator is his wing-man. "Not as much fun as if YOU were here, honey!"


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Bwahaha. I love this one. And honestly, I don't think it's a whole lot more dark or raunchy than some of the riffs that got tossed around in the Industrial Arts short.


Stereo Catz - about 4 years ago
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Raided by Captain Morgan huh? It was the Spanish Main I'm sure it was raided by a lot of pirates. In fact IT STILL IS!


John Sanders - over 4 years ago
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The first link wasn't working for me, so I added a second. Need to keep this one alive!


Joseph Ewing - over 4 years ago
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If this was meant as a bonus for a computer game thing or something where only a small few adults would see it, and they're purposely going out of their way to make it dark, and sexual, that's kind of a huge let down. I was hoping it was coming naturally and that's just the mood they were in.


Kim Spence Dean - over 4 years ago
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My Favorite Short of Them All.


Classicats - over 4 years ago
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What does Crow say at 2:17? And what's the joke? I don't get it, and I've tried looking it up but I guess I'm spelling it wrong.


John Rivett - almost 5 years ago
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This was supposed to be part of an aborted "CD ROM!".. INTERACTIVE! But it fizzled out..


Daniel Barlow - about 5 years ago
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there are some really dark riffs in here. great stuff.


Robert Ferguson - over 5 years ago
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Abigail is RIGHT... SPAAAAHK


Abigail Roloff - over 5 years ago
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14:00 is killing me! SPOCK!