Desperate Living Trailer

Desperate Living Trailer (1977)

"It isn't very pretty…" 27 May 1977 Fantasy, Horror, Comedy 90 mins

A rich housewife enlists her maid's help to murder her husband; they go on the lam and end up in Mortville, a homeless community built into a garbage dump.

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Liz Renay

as Muffy St. Jacques

Mink Stole

as Peggy Gravel

Susan Lowe

as Mole McHenry

Edith Massey

as Queen Carlotta

Mary Vivian Pearce

as Princess Coo-Coo

Jean Hill

as Grizelda Brown

Brook Yeaton

as Bosley Jr. (as Brook Blake)

Al Strapelli

as Dr. Evans

George Stover

as Bosley Gravel

Turkey Joe

as Motorcycle Cop

Willie Brooks

as Pieman

James Yeaton

as Dead Bum

Ed Peranio

as Lieutenant Wilson

Steve Butow

as Lt. Grogan


John Waters


John Waters

John Waters Series Writer

International Titles

Viviendo desesperadas Trailer

Nuovo Punk Story Trailer

Punk Story Trailer

Zyjac desperacko Trailer

Mortville Trailer

International Releases Dates

United Kingdom 27 May 1977

United States 27 May 1977

Production Companies

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