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The Adventures of the Son of Exploding Sausage
The Adventures of the Son of Exploding Sausage

The Adventures of the Son of Exploding Sausage 1969


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The Adventures of the Son of Exploding Sausage 1969

13 mins United Kingdom Director. David Korr

The Bonzo Dog Band, seen here in their rock-iconoclast heyday, take a splendidly surreal trip to the countryside in this endearingly odd, semi-improvised psychedelic music short. After a strange-sounding supper with local kids, the Bonzos set up their instruments in a farmyard, where they perform outlandish instrumental versions of their weird theatrical rock songs to an appreciative audience of cattle.

The band line-up featured here is Vivian Stanshall, Neil Innes, Rodney Slater, 'Legs' Larry Smith, Roger Ruskin Spear and Dennis Cowan. Unusually, Viv doesn't sing here. Instead he toys with some radishes, before playing some serious electric guitar, his brow appealingly adorned by a laurel wreath. Meanwhile, Neil expresses himself in clown trousers and Roger attends to his robots.

Directed by

David Korr


Dennis Cowan

Rodney Slater

Roger Spear

Neil Innes

Larry Smith

Vivian Stanshall


Pop music (1950-)


Beat Generations




United Kingdom



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