15th edition of the Just For Laughs Film Festival brings BEAUTY DAY to Montreal on Tuesday, July 26, 7pm at Cinéma du Parc.
Tickets are on sale now at hahaha.com/film or by calling 1-888-244-3155.
Before there was Jackass... before there was Tom Green... there was Ralph Zavadil. His cable access television show in the early 90’s in southern Ontario, The Cap’n Video Show, showcased Ralph performing a series of idiotic and occasionally dangerous stunts. The advent of the Internet and reality television still years away, his unique brand of gross-out stunt comedy was truly ahead of its time. All it took was a broken neck for him to get noticed.
Before JACKASS, TOM GREEN, TRAILER PARK BOYS and YOUTUBE, and before wrecking stuff, performing insane stunts and brutalizing your body were high art (and profitable), THERE WAS RALPH ZAVADIL...
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His St. Catherines cable-access television show, The Cap'n Video Show, ran from 1990 to 1995, spawning a small but loyal cult following. Each week Ralph performed a series of idiotic and occasionally dangerous stunts, challenging the sensibilities of his small Southern Ontario audience.
With the advent of the internet and reality television still years away, his unique brand of gross-out stunt comedy was truly ahead of its time. All it took was a broken neck for him to get noticed.
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