The Trip (1967a)

35mm film, Pathécolor
mono, English

An American drama film with fantasy sequences directed by Roger Corman. Production began on 29 March 1967 1Daily Variety 5 May 1967 p.8

Plot Summary

Paul Groves' marriage is failing and desperate for release, he experiments with with mixed results.


Director: Roger Corman
James H. Nicholson and Samuel Z. Arkoff present. AIP
Producer: Roger Corman
Associate Producer: Frances Doel
Script: Jack Nicholson
Director of Photography: Arch R. Dalzell
Editor: Ronald Sinclair
Music: The American Music Band
Sound: Phil Mitchell
Costume Designer: Richard Bruno
Make-up: Ted Coodley
Hair: Ray Forman
Special Effects: Roger George
Special Psychedelic Effects: Charlatan Productions Inc, Bob Beck, Allen Daviau, Peter Gardiner
Art Director: Leon Ericksen
Locations: Big Sur, California, USA; Bronson Canyon, Griffith Park, Los Angeles, California, USA; Malibu, California, USA; Yuma, Arizona, USA

Peter Fonda (Paul Groves)
Susan Strasberg (Sally Groves)
Bruce Dern (John)
Dennis Hopper (Max)
Salli Sachse (Glenn)
Barboura Morris (Flo)
Judy Lang (Nadine)
Luana Anders (waitress)
Beach Dickerson
Dick Miller (Cash)
Caren Bernsen (Alexandra)
Katherine Walsh (Lulu)
Michael Nader
Bárbara Ransom (Helena)
Michael Blodgett (lover)
Tom Signorelli (Al)
Boyd Santell
Mitzi Hoag (wife)
Luree Holmes
Earl Finn
Roger Arroyo

Alternative Titles

LSD – Denmark
Il serpente di fuoco – Italy
La serpiente de fuego – Venezuela
Tripp till helvetet – Sweden
Trippi – Finland
A Viagem – Brazil (television)
El viaje – Spain (television)

Extracts included in
A Century of Cinema (1994)
Hollywood Rocks the Movies: The Early Years (1955-1970) (2000)
Reel Radicals: The Sixties Revolution in Film (2002)

See also
Psych-Out (1968)



  • Daily Variety 5 May 1967 p.8 – credits (Film production chart)