Elvis Presley could have been in the late night picture show.
It’s been over four decades since The Rocky Horror Picture Show hit theaters for the first time. What started off as a wacky, lewd and crass box-office bomb has gone down in history as the longest-running movie of all time. In fact, it’s become more than a movie.
Complete with actors “shadow casting” the movie — your city likely has a cast, just look it up — audience participation and throwing things in public, it’s become an experience, and the best way to spend the hours between midnight and 2AM.
Very few of these facts will come as a surprise to those loyal creatures of the night, but for someone who’s interested in learning more about how the cult classic came to be, read on!