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Chico the Rain Maker

SOME BOYS keep the shrunken head of ‘Chico’, a sort of shamen, in their tree house. They would then get the head to make it rain for them. Hence the title. Hence the brevity of this entry.



  1. kb spark

    January 5, 2014 at 12:08 pm

    I remember this film from the Saturday morning film showings at the church in Cardonald Glasgow.
    The character was from a kids film called “The boy with 2 heads
    There was a trailer shown for about a fortnight beforehand.
    The name promised more than the film delivered.Us kids thinking it was a horror.
    Hence on the following Saturday, queues round the block and scuffles and kerfuffles as the “full up” sign went up.

  2. George White

    April 10, 2016 at 10:30 pm

    Voiced by Clive “I thought I were in Empire Strikes Back/Potsworth and Co/Columbo’s singing IRA man” Revill, oddly enough.

  3. Arnold L

    January 26, 2020 at 7:39 pm

    My brother and I tried to explain this to his son not so long back, even going as far as singing the theme tune (which we both recalled instantly, a plus point surely). I have never seen a look more full of disdain and/ or pity to this day.

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