Did you know? At the Royal Court Theatre the role of Magenta was to be played by Marianne Faithful.

Did you know? The "Dr. Von Scott" line was made up by Brian Thompson

Did you know? Michael English designed the original Columbia face associated with The Rocky Horror Show.

Did you know? The dance during Sword of Damocles with Columbia, Riff-Raff, and Magenta was inspired by Jean-Luc Godard's 1964 film Bande part (U.S. title was "Band of Outsiders"). Pulp Fiction director Quentin Tarantino has cited this scene as a strong influence on the John Travolta-Uma Thurman mega-famous dance sequence. Note: in Bande part they do that madison.







Did you know? The concept for the Lips at the beginning for The Rocky Horror Picture Show was from Man Ray's painting Lips over Hollywood





Did you know? Richard O'Brien has said that the role of Frank-n-furter was based on; Sergei Mikhailovich Eisenstein's Ivan the Terrible Part I and Cruella DeVil

Did you know? Patrica Quinn auditioned with a song by Jesse Matthews called Over My Shoulder.


Did you know? Patricia Quinn originally declined to be in the movie because she wasn't singing Science Fiction Double Feature. She changed her mind when she saw the set and costumes.

Did you know? Meatloaf originally told Jim Sharman they made a mistake not casting him for Dr. Scott in addition to Eddie.

Did you know? Working on The Rocky Horror Show Meatloaf's pay was $287 per week.

Did you know? Meatloaf walked out of the theater during rehersal of the Rocky Horror Show when he first saw Tim Curry in fishnets and high heels. While walking out, being followed by Gram Jarvis, Meatloaf crosses Hollywood Blvd. He got a ticket for jaywalking.

Did you know? Brian Thompson got the idea for the pink lab tiles from a sleazy hotel bathroom in Amsterdam.

Did you know? The original design for the background of the pool was the 20th Century Fox logo with the search lights being made of plywood suspended by strings that Magenta and Columbia would pull to make them move back and forth.

Did you know? The house taking off is a picture of the house on cardboard being raised in front of the actual house.

Did you know? Ballroom was originally conceived as B&W. The only color in the shots comes from lighting.

Did you know? The day the Fox executives came onset to see filming, they were shooting the dining room scene. The executives were shocked by what they seen.

Did you know? Tim Curry auditioned with "Rip it Up" by Little Richard.

Did you know? The voices of the Translyvanians were recorded and spedup as an homage to the Munchkins in the Wizard of Oz.

Did you know? The original budget for The Rocky Horror Picture Show was $1.24 Million

Did you know? The cast was not told that Eddie's body was under the table cloth in the dinner scene.

Did you know? Meat Loaf saw the film for the 1st time in Philidelphia.

Did you know? Meatloaf was paid $17,500 for Eddie in Rocky Horror. He claims to have doubled that pay at night during the movie shoot by gambling.

Did you know? Russell Crowe acted in a Rocky Horror Production?
Yep, Russell "Gladiator" Crowe acting in Rocky Horror in Austrialia as Eddie.









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