Category: 200 motels

The Who’s Roger Daltrey and Keith Moon, taking very different approaches to playing the harp. (Below, Keith in drag for the 1971 film, 200 Motels.)

Ringo as Larry The Dwarf, dressed as Frank Zappa, in 1971′s 200 Motels, my edit of MGM’s publicity still via imdb

Dialog from the film to sort of explain it:

Rance Muhammitz : I’m sure the people at home would be interested to know why such a large force as you is all dressed up like Frank Zappa. Tell us Larry, whats the deal?

Larry The Dwarf : He made me do it, Dave. He’s such a creep.

MGM publicity photo of The Who’s Keith Moon as “The Hot Nun” in Frank Zappa’s 200 Motels, November 1971.

Ringo as Larry The Dwarf, dressed as Frank Zappa, in 1971′s 200 Motels, my edit of MGM’s publicity still via imdb

Dialog from the film to sort of explain it:

Rance Muhammitz : I’m sure the people at home would be interested to know why such a large force as you is all dressed up like Frank Zappa. Tell us Larry, whats the deal?

Larry The Dwarf : He made me do it, Dave. He’s such a creep.

MGM publicity photo of The Who’s Keith Moon as “The Hot Nun” in Frank Zappa’s 200 Motels, November 1971.

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Ringo as Zappa

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Ringo as LARRY THE DWARF, as Frank Zappa, in the movie 200 Motels, released November 10, 1971.

MGM publicity photo of The Who’s Keith Moon as “The Hot Nun” in Frank Zappa’s 200 Motels, November 1971.