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‘They transplanted a white bigot’s head onto a soul brother’s physique!
The Factor with Two Heads is a 1972 science fiction comedy horror movie directed by Lee Frost from a screenplay written by Wes Bishop (each of whom have performing roles).
The Saber Productions film stars Rosey Grier, Ray Milland, Don Marshall, Roger Perry, Chelsea Brown, Kathrine Baumann, John Dullaghan, John Bliss, Bruce Kimball, Jane Kellem, Roger Gentry and Britt Nilsson. Some early visible results work from Rick Baker is featured and he additionally performs a two-headed gorilla.
Physician Maxwell Kirshner (Ray Milland) is a dying, rich bigot who calls for that his head be transplanted onto a wholesome physique. As his well being quickly deteriorates, there stays just one different: graft Kirshner’s head onto the physique of a black loss of life row inmate, Jack Moss (Rosey Grier)…
“The comedy is darkish and nasty, however truly fairly efficient. Milland is suitably bitter and nasty […] Grier is torpid and picket, however the remainder of the solid is correct on the cash.” Digitally Obsessed
“It was an amazing idea that might have led to some hilarious moments if the filmmakers concerned had been extra succesful. It was an odd film that was making an attempt to combine two or three genres and never doing any of them effectively.” Horror Information
“Along with the bizarre relationship that develops between our two leads as they share a single physique (the supply of just about the entire movie’s comedy) we additionally get some respectable motion […] This was a low finances image to make certain however the producers obtained their cash’s price and the movie holds up rather well.” Rock! Shock! Pop!
” …someway overcomes its inherent stupidity with some zippy route and Baker’s wonderful make-up jobs. Better of all is the rapport between Milland and Grier. The 2 make this inane materials work with an uncommon comedian chemistry that basically matches.” TV Information
Within the US, The Factor with Two Heads was launched by American Worldwide Footage (AIP).
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