Desperate Living Set Dismantled, 1977

(The Baltimore Sun, 3/27/1977)

“On a farm near Hampstead, a block-long set costing $7,000 was built for Mortville, the queen’s ragtag capital in ‘Desperate Living.’ The set also included the wicken queen’s castle.”

Notes from back of photo: “Worker dismantling the Town of Mortville, a set built for John Waters’ film. At the far back is the wicked queen’s castle. In the foreground stands a statue of Queen Carlotta, modeled after Edith Massey, who plays the role of the queen.” Photographer: Hutchins.

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