THE PROJECTIONIST
1971, 88 min, USA, Dir: Harry Hurwitz

A lonely projectionist (Chuck McCann) spends his life daydreaming that he's superhero Captain Flash; his imaginary persona takes him and the audience on a series of adventures that alleviate the boredom of his daily existence. Rodney Dangerfield made his feature film debut as the projectionist's boss in this cult favorite, which inventively uses movie clips and fake coming attractions (including a trailer for the end of the world) to convey its hero's fantasy life.


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