Video From Hell

January 15th 1987
Video From Hell

  • "Video From Hell" Animated Sequence by Bruce Bickford, c. 1974-78
  • "G-Spot Tornado" (1987) including 8mm home movies from c. 1959-63
  • Sigma TV Interview, December 19, 1986
  • Excerpts from Secrets Of The U.M.R.K., c. 1985
  • St. Etienne, France, May 28, 1982 by Thomas Nordegg
  • Ex Mattatoio di Testaccio, Rome, Italy, July 9, 1982
  • "You Are What You Is"
  • Excerpts from Uncle Meat, 1970 (included some unused footage)
  • Pinewood Studios, January-February, 1971 from The True Story Of 200 Motels
  • Hotel Room, Berlin, 1968 (from Uncle Meat)
  • MOI Live Footage, Los Angeles, late 1968 by Cal Schenkel (from Uncle Meat)
  • Adelaide Tonight, NWS Channel Nine, Australia, 1973
  • The Palladium, NYC, October, 1977 (from Baby Snakes)
  • MOI 8mm Home Movies, 1969 by Motorhead Sherwood (from Uncle Meat)
  • Royal Festival Hall, October, 1968 (from Uncle Meat)
  • 1967 MOI Recording Session for We're Only In It For The Money (from Uncle Meat)
  • 1967 MOI at Garrick Theatre (from Uncle Meat)
  • We're Only In It For The Money Album Cover Photo Session (from Uncle Meat)
  • Elliott Ingber Interview
  • Metz, France, June 22, 1982
  • Al Malkin "I Need Your Love"
  • Excerpts from An American Dissident
  • Zappa Testimony before the Maryland State Legislature, March 18, 1986
  • Early 1986 Maryland TV Interview
The Music:
  • Worms From Hell from Feeding The Monkies At Ma Maison
  • G-Spot Tornado from Jazz From Hell
  • St. Etienne from Jazz From Hell
  • Stevie's Spanking from You Can't Do That On Stage Anymore Vol. 4
  • You Are What You Is from You Are What You Is
  • Night School from Jazz From Hell
  • Dog Breath, In The Year Of The Plague from Uncle Meat
  • King Kong from Baby Snakes (The Movie)
  • Mother People from We're Only In It For The Money (1987)
  • Mr. Green Genes from Uncle Meat
  • King Kong from You Can't Do That On Stage Anymore Vol. 3
  • Bogus Pomp from L.S.O. Vol. II
Total running time: 62 min.
Cast (approximately in order of appearance):
Bob Stone
Steve Vai
Ray White
Tommy Mars
Bobby Martin
Ed Mann
Scott Thunes
Chad Wackerman
Thomas Nordegg
Don Preston
Ringo Starr
Elgar Howarth
The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Ruth Underwood
Keith Moon
Janet Ferguson
Miss Lucy
Martin Lickert
Ian Underwood
Mark Volman
Howard Kaylan
Pamela Miller
Aynsley Dunbar
George Duke
Jimmy Carl Black
Billy Mundi
Roy Estrada
Manfred Lerch
Motorhead Sherwood
Buzz Gardner
Bunk Gardner
Ernie Sigley
Adrian Belew
Patrick O'Hearn
Peter Wolf
Terry Bozzio
Art Tripp
Dick Barber
Lowell George
Phyllis Altenhaus
Tom Wilson
Ray Collins
Sal Lombardo
Gail Zappa
Cal Schenkel
Jimi Hendrix
Elliot Ingber
Al Malkin
Joseph Owens
Judith Toth
Bruce Bereano
Film Cameras:
Haskell Wexler
Frank Zappa
Cal Schenkel
Ed Seeman
Ray Favata
Tom Mangrevede
Peter Bos
Hermann Jauk
Video Camera:
Van Carlson
Thomas Nordegg
Raymond Bush
Booey Kober
Assistant Editors:
Fred Simon
Lewis Bates
Bob Stone
Arthur Sloatman
Joe Finley
Jack Tismeer
Color Timing:
Rick Dalby
Post Production Engineers:
Terry Brown
Martin Soloway
Larry Eastteam
Chuck Slezak
Sam Thompson
Tom Houghton
Associate Producer:
Jill Silverthorne
Melted Wax Title Sequence:
Bruce Bickford
Recording Facility:
Utility Muffin Research Kitchen
Post Production Facility:
Pacific Video
Produced & Directed by
Frank Zappa