Also according to that site, Morris said he had to switch gears mid-stream when those same townfolk caught onto his film concept and threatened to kill him. The outcome is a series of engrossing and rather endearing series portraits of the eccentric populace (mostly with all limbs intact). For many fans of Morris' quirky and fascinating body of work, Vernon is the hidden gem, filled with memorable moments, faces, and dialogue.
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The acclaimed performer had just cancelled touring due to a battle with cancer.