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Pièce de Résistance: Mark 45 Years of “Pink Flamingos” With This Autographed Movie Poster

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* It’s the 45th Annivarsary of cult classic Pink Flamingos
* The film was banned in several countries
* Mark the occasion with a poster signed by John Waters

Released on St. Patrick’s Day 1972, Pink Flamingos was dubbed as an “exercise in poor taste.” It’s 92 minutes of escalating revulsion, depicting acts so crude that they can’t even be described in the lead to this article.

Screened as a midnight movie, the film quickly gained a cult following, despite having been banned in Australia, parts of Canada, and even Norway. Commemorate 45 years of filth with this 11″ x 17″ movie poster, autographed by writer and director John Waters.

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The film opens with Divine (as herself) living under the pseudonym Babs Johnson. On the run from her life of crime, Babs, her son Cracker, mother Edie, and friend Cotton, have settled in a trailer where they cannot be found.

When the tabloids name Divine “the filthiest person alive,” Raymond and Connie Marble (David Lochary and Mink Stole) set out destroy her, believing they deserve the title. What ensues is an all-out tour de raunch, which culminates in — spoiler alert — the Marbles’ execution, as well as an answer to the question: How much is that doggy in the window?

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