THE BOOTLEG FILES: “CAN HEIRONYMOUS MERKIN EVER FORGET MERCY HUMPPE AND FIND TRUE HAPPINESS?” Image

BOOTLEG FILES 025: “Can Heironymous Merkin Ever Forget Mercy Humppe and Find True Happiness?” (1969 X-rated musical created by Anthony Newley).

LAST SEEN: One-time screening in New York in the summer of 2002.

AMERICAN HOME VIDEO: None.

REASON FOR DISAPPEARANCE: A major financial flop with little perceived public interest, although there may also be problems in clearing music rights.

CHANCES OF SEEING A HOME VIDEO/DVD RELEASE: This is not currently on anyone’s radar.

BOOTLEG OPPORTUNITIES: Plenty of bootlegs can be found, albeit from an edited cable television broadcast.

Get the rest of the story in part two of THE BOOTLEG FILES: “CAN HEIRONYMOUS MERKIN EVER FORGET MERCY HUMPPE AND FIND TRUE HAPPINESS?”>>>

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