The Thing with Two Heads
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|The Thing with Two Heads|
|Directed by||Lee Frost|
|Produced by||Wes Bishop
|Written by||Lee Frost
James Gordon White
|Music by||Robert O. Ragland|
|Edited by||Edward J. Forsyth|
The Thing with Two Heads is a 1972 science-fiction film directed by Lee Frost and written by Wes Bishop. The film stars Rosey Grier, Ray Milland, Don Marshall, Roger Perry, Kathy Baumann, and Chelsea Brown.
Some early visual effects work from Rick Baker is also featured. The movie is known for its soundtrack, produced by MGM Records producer Michael Viner with a rotating cast of studio musicians that he called the Incredible Bongo Band.
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Maxwell Kirshner (Ray Milland) is a dying, wealthy racist who demands that his head be transplanted onto a healthy body. As his health rapidly deteriorates, there remains only one alternative: graft Kirshner's head onto the body of a black death row inmate named Jack Moss (Rosey Grier).
- Ray Milland - Maxwell Kirshner
- Rosey Grier - Jack Moss
- Don Marshall - Dr. Fred Williams
- Roger Perry - Dr. Philip Desmond
- Kathy Baumann - Patricia
- Chelsea Brown - Lila
- Jane Kellem - Miss Mullen
- Rod Steele - Medical Salesman
- Lee Frost - Sergeant Hacker
- Wes Bishop - Dr. Smith
- Rick Baker - Gorilla
- In The Simpsons episode "Treehouse of Horror XXIV," the plot of the "Dead and Shoulders" story borrows the premise from this film where Bart Simpson's head is grafted onto Lisa Simpson's body. It had previously been referenced at the end of "Treehouse of Horror II", in which Mr. Burns' head was grafted onto Homer Simpson's body at the end of the "If I Only Had a Brain" segment.
- The Thing with Two Heads at the Internet Movie Database
- The Thing with Two Heads at AllMovie
- The Thing with Two Heads at Trailers from Hell
- The Thing with Two Heads at Grindhouse Database
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