Sunday, July 06, 2014

Movie Ad of the Week: BLOOD CIRCUS (1987)


World Premiere - Wednesday, November 25, 1987 - Baltimore, MD


I've got chains, I've got charms!
I've got bracelets for your arms!
Money back guarantee!
Five-year warranty!
(Santo Gold! Santo Gold!)
We know you're going to like it!
(Santo Gold! Santo Gold!)
24-karat Santo Gold!


Sunday, June 29, 2014

Movie Ad of the Week: BED CAREER a.k.a. SWINGIN' MODELS (1973)



The West German sexploiter BETTKARRIERE (1972) -- directed by Ilja von Anutroff (a.k.a. Ralf Gregan) and starring Claus Tinney, Angelika Wehbeck and Ingrid Steeger -- opened in the New York area, sans an MPAA rating, as BED CAREER on May 4, 1973. The Daily News found the literal translation a bit too suggestive and advertised the film as NIGHT CAREERS instead (We'll post that ad as soon as we get it). Apparently neither title generated much box-office interest, because Hemisphere Pictures designed a whole new ad campaign and brought the film back to New York seven months later (December 7, 1973) as SWINGIN' MODELS.


Wednesday, June 25, 2014

The Endangered List (Case File #144)


SECRET PLACES, SECRET THINGS is the story of eight people, four couples that find themselves at the Mayflower Hotel on a rainy summer night, each looking for a relationship that will add meaning to their lives.


SECRET PLACES, SECRET THINGS
(1971)

Starring
Erik Stern
Edward Blessington

Directed by
Gary Kent

Running time: 67 minutes

A
Grads Corporation
release


Once upon a time there was a young girl named Mary. She came to Los Angeles to go to college. While she was waiting to start the next semester, she moved into an old hotel and is earning money … in various ways. One way is babysitting for the Standfords. On this rainy evening, Mr. Standford drops in just to say “Hello.” Mr. Standford is fifty-five and has reached a point in his life where few things have meaning to him. Mary senses his needs and makes love. Unfortunately for Mr. Standford, this was not the answer to is problem.


Bill Wilson’s thing is to pursue every young girl he hires for his company until she succumbs. Linda had held him off as long as she could. This night she gave up and gives in. Once there, once in bed, she began to resent what had happened to her. She turns on her boss in such a way that only a woman’s mind could contrive.


Bob and Chris have been planning their night together for a long time. They have saved the money for the room. They have made up stories for their parents. They have everything they need for their night together except the diaphragm. She didn’t bring it. Being two resourceful young people, they find a solution to their problem.


You take a young college athlete named Gary that has been lying to his friends since high school about his relationships and conquests of women, and you take “today” something clicks in his head. He says to himself: “Something is wrong.” He finds a hooker. He goes to the hotel, he gets checked into a room, then he finds that he doesn’t know what to do. The girl, Alma, takes control of the situation and leads the young man, step by step, through a moment of bliss, a moment that only happens one time in the lifetime of each man.






















Monday, June 23, 2014

Blue Movie Monday: THE SATANIST (1968)


Here's a first look at THE SATANIST, a long-lost B&W horror nudie from Zoltan G. Spencer (THE HAND OF PLEASURE, TERROR AT ORGY CASTLE) that will be screened in Philadelphia at Exhumed Films' Lost Film Festival on Sunday, July 20. Also being screened are SKATETOWN U.S.A., Harry Nilsson and Ringo Starr in Freddie Francis' SON OF DRACULA (as YOUNG DRACULA), the rare 69 minute version of Andy Milligan's BLOOD, and Alan Ormsby's THE GREAT MASQUERADE, #62 on our Endangered List. Tickets for this event can be purchased here.

















Sunday, June 22, 2014

Movie Ad of the Week: THE SATANIST (1968)


We don't know much about THE SATANIST, a B&W horror nudie from Zoltan G. Spencer (THE HAND OF PLEASURE, TERROR AT ORGY CASTLE) that opened at the Park Pussycat Theater on June 21, 1968. What we do know is that it was released by Bob Cresse's Olympic International Films, it features the lovely Pat Barrington (ORGY OF THE DEAD, MANTIS IN LACE), and it probably hasn't been shown publicly since 1971. Never on video or DVD and considered lost for 40+ years, THE SATANIST will be screened in Philadelphia at Exhumed Films' Lost Film Festival on Sunday, July 20. Also being screened that day are SKATETOWN U.S.A., Harry Nilsson and Ringo Starr in Freddie Francis' SON OF DRACULA (as YOUNG DRACULA), the rare 69 minute version of Andy Milligan's BLOOD, and #62 on our Endangered List, Alan Ormsby's THE GREAT MASQUERADE. Tickets for this event can be purchased here.

Monday, June 16, 2014

Blue Movie Monday: WET RAINBOW filmmaker revealed!



Two years ago in the Facebook group "Adult Films 1968-1988" we posted a newspaper article from 1993 in which Hollywood screenwriter Djordje Milicevic (VICTORY, RUNAWAY TRAIN, IRON WILL) "outs" himself as writer-director of the hardcore flicks WET RAINBOW and VAMPIRE LUST -- and then we forgot all about it. Yesterday, while searching through USB drives for an ad mat to run for this week's "Movie Ad of the Week," we found the article and realized we never posted it for our Temple readers. Here it is...