• "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" holds the record for the longest theatrical release in film history. The film debuted in 1975 and is still shown every year in hundreds of cities across the country.

• Mick Jagger wanted to play the role of the film’s star and everybody’s favorite transvestite, Dr. Frank N. Furter.

• English actor/writer Richard O’Brien donned multiple hats for the film’s creation. He wrote the musical “The Rocky Horror Show,” co-wrote the film adaptation and played Riff Raff in the movie.

• O’Brien and director Jim Sharman fashioned Rocky Horror after the so-called Hammer horror films, such as “Dracula,” “The Mummy” and “The Curse of Frankenstein.”

• The movie was filmed on location in Windsor, England at the Oakley Court, a Victorian Gothic home situated on 35 acres. Other movies that were shot there include “The Brides of Dracula” and “The Plague of the Zombies.”

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