Cast & Crew
The oddities of human behavior are filmed throughout the world, in both "civilized" and "primitive" societies. Included are scenes of: bums sleeping on the Bowery in New York; women workers in China; a Chinese funeral; tourists cavorting in Hawaii; a fashion show and hat shop in Honolulu; a club for tall women and a height contest in Dallas; women mud wrestling in West Germany; pigs in China and England; sausage eaters in Hamburg; Hong Kong's red-light district; a meal of roast dog in Hawaii; a man taking a bubble bath; football, judo, and fashion shows in Japan; nightclubs in Hong Kong, Japan, and Cannes; unusual religious practices in southern Italy; women riding sampans in Hong Kong; wedding rituals of Borneo; a drunken performing rooster; an Indian snake charmer; producing snake anti-venin; a bar and whorehouse on wheels; a bullfight in Madrid; Pamplona bulls running through a Spanish town; trading in Chinese children; Malaysian taxi dancers; painting skulls in Borneo; a chair of nails; use of the chastity belt in Italy; bikini bathers in Cannes; a "peeping tom" striptease innovation; traffic in Rome; the Fiat factory in Italy; Fiats running on the track; and exotic eating habits in Paris. In addition, there are film clips of a variety of female impersonators, belly dancers, musclemen, strippers, prostitutes, and dancers.
Released in Italy in 1964 as Il pelo nel mondo, running time: 95 min. Also known as Weird, Wicked World and Wicked World.