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Hellzapoppin

Olsen and Johnson’s “screamlined revue” de-scribed by one drama critic as a “demented vaudeville brawl.” [Am.Theater: Misc.]
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The dialogue is slapstick mixed with farce, realism, non-realism and so on and overall the general production seems to be based on the old movie Hellzapoppin'.
SteakenBurger also offers Specialty Burgers like the HellzaPoppin' Burger, the El Guaco, and the Spicy Hawaiian.
A sweet-and-pungent "Wizard of Oz" parody was just one testimonial to the continuing creative vigor, six seasons into its run, of Bill Lawrence's hellzapoppin' comedy about the staff of a Los Angeles hospital.
Variety's review of the following year's short-lived late-night Ernie Kouacs Show began by comparing it to Olsen and Johnson's cult landmark Hellzapoppin', with the approving observation that "there's no pretense at making sense, and it's the only known display where the backstage clamor is more appropriately attuned to and rightfully belongs with the on-camera behavior.
If you want to see a good example of non-linearity at work, watch Hellzapoppin' (1941).
IN BRIEF In this hellzapoppin' film adaptation of his hard-rocking off-Broadway hit, John Cameron Mitchell rifles as German-born Kansas trailer-park divorcee and singer Hedwig, survivor of a botched sex-change operation and several ill-fated affairs.