Night Music: Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen, “Everybody’s Doing It”

Alan Arkush’s first feature film was a Corman spoof of low-budget exploitation filmmaking called “Hollywood Boulevard.” Arkush later went on to semi-stardom, directing Rock ‘n’ Roll High School with the Ramones, a few years later.

But Commander Cody and crew was his debut, and the result was exuberant and as ragged as you would expect. Ramones fans may want to note that the Commander and his Airmen were reportedly (by Rolling Stone) busted in Nice, trying to get to the Hollywood Boulevard screening at the Cannes Film Festival, for having too much airplane glue on them when they tried to clear customs. Crazy, and clearly they didn’t know about carbona.

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