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Skidoo (1968) was a Comedy - Crime Film directed by Otto Preminger and produced by Otto Preminger.

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God: Garbaldo! Garbaldo! What the hell's goin' on up there?
Captain Garbaldo: There's a stiff wind from the east, sir.
God: I don't care where it's comin' from! Stop it!


Tower Guard: [after taking LSD] Hey. Hey, you look like a flower.
Tower Guard: That's funny. I feel like a flower!


Tower Guard: I see the Green Bay Packers... and they're all naked!


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Even though Groucho Marx was 78 years old and well past his Marx Bros. prime, Otto Preminger browbeat Groucho into wearing his old greasepaint-mustache get-up for the movie. He also berated Groucho on the set, causing his co-star Jackie Gleason to physically threaten Preminger to never try the same bullying behavior with him.
Otto Preminger originally wanted Bob Dylan to score the movie. He invited Dylan and his wife to a screening of a rough cut of the movie in Preminger's Hollywood mansion. After the screening Dylan surprised everybody from his entourage, who thought the film was a disaster, by requesting a second screening but at one condition: he wanted to be left alone with his wife in the house during it. Preminger happily obliged, convinced that Dylan would accept the job. However, Dylan showed no further interest in the movie. He acknowledged later that he and his wife weren't interested at all by the film but they loved the mansion's style so much that they requested this second screening to freely explore it, write down what they liked and take inspiration for their own house.
Cast members Burgess Meredith, Frank Gorshin, Cesar Romero and director Otto Preminger all appeared playing villains on the TV series Batman. Arnold Stang also appeared on the show uncredited in one episode.
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