Sunday, November 25, 2012
Movie Ad of the Week: DIRTY PICTURES (1975)
Umberto Lenzi's UN POSTO IDEALE PER UCCIDERE (1971) -- starring Irene Papas, Ray Lovelock and Ornella Muti, and best known as OASIS OF FEAR -- was released in the U.S. in late 1974 by International Cine Film as DIRTY PICTURES. The ad above is from a Paris, TX playdate beginning January 15, 1975. The co-feature is Maurizio Lucidi's LA VITTIMA DESIGNATA (1971), a STRANGERS ON A TRAIN-like thriller starring Tomas Milian and Pierre Clémenti.
Above is an ad for another DIRTY PICTURES booking, this one in Biloxi, MS on July 23, 1975. The co-feature is Claude Chabrol's DOCTEUR POPAUL (1972), starring Jean Paul Belmondo, Mia Farrow and Laura Antonelli, released here by International Cine Film under the title PLAY NOW, PAY LATER. It was re-released by Independent Artists in 1981 as HIGH HEELS.