Friday, 31 August 2012

Jean Harlow - Red Dust (1932)

Courtesy of IMDB . . . . Conditions are spartan on Dennis Carson's (Clark Gable) Indochina rubber plantation during a dusty dry monsoon. The latest boat upriver brings Carson an unwelcome guest, Vantine (Jean Harlow) a floozy from Saigon, hoping to evade the police by a stay upcountry. But Carson, initially uninterested, soon succumbs to Vantine's ostentatious charms . . . until the arrival of surveyor Gary Willis, ill with malaria, and his refined but sensuous wife Barbara (Mary Astor). . . . . . then the rains begin, and passion flows like water...

Tuesday, 28 August 2012

Josephine Baker - Siren Of The Tropics - 1927

Summary courtesy of Snow Leopard  @ IMDB

Marquis Sévéro, a rich, lazy Parisian, wants to divorce his wife so that he can marry his own goddaughter Denise. But Denise herself loves André Berval, an engineer employed by the marquis. Filled with jealousy, the marquis sends André to the Antilles, to prospect some land he has just acquired. He promises André that he can marry Denise if he is successful in the tropics, but he then writes to Alvarez, his manager at the site, asking him to prevent André from ever returning to France. The brutal Alvarez forms an instant hatred for André when the engineer breaks up Alvarez's attempt to rape Papitou, a beautiful native girl (Josephine Baker). Papitou becomes devoted to André, and protects him against Alvarez's schemes. But she faces a crisis herself when she learns that André plans to marry Denise.


Wednesday, 22 August 2012

Linda Blair - "Chained Heat" - 1983 - UPGRADED VERSION.

Upgraded version of the shower scene . . . . . . . . In this classic WIP sexploitation flick, Linda Blair plays Carol Henderson, an immature and naive teenager who is sentenced to 18 months in a women's prison for accidentally killing a man. Once there she encounters the two kingpin prisoners, Ericka (Sybil Danning) and Duchess (Tamara Dobson), who are the leaders of factions in the facility's seething racial tensions. There are also the drug-dealing lesbian rapists and the prostitutes who answer to the warden's assistant, Captain Taylor (Stella Stevens). In the meantime, Taylor's lover is clandestinely having an affair with Ericka. It's a whirlwind of dread and fury, but when the facility's corrupt administration goes too far, racial considerations are put aside as convicts of all colors and nationalities band together to fight them . . . . . .


Kay Lenz - "Fast-Walking" - 1982

Fast-Walking is a 1982 movie based on Ernest Brawley's 1974 novel The Rap . . . . . It was shot, in part, on location at the Old Montana Territorial Prison in Deer Lodge, which provides a terrific backdrop to the action. . . . . . . "Fast-Walking" Miniver (James Woods) is a dope-smoking guard in an Oregon prison who helps the local madam get customers for her brothel. Miniver is always looking for something that will allow him to quit his stressful job, and he thinks it may have come in the form of William Galliot, an African-American political activist who has been imprisoned. Galliot offers Miniver fifty-thousand dollars to help him escape, however, the plan becomes complicated when Miniver learns that his cousin Wasco wants his help in killing Galliot. . . . . . . . .Here Kay Lenz playing the part of Moke, gets a wash down from Miniver..

Julie Walters & Alyson Spiro - She'll Be Wearing Pink Pyjamas (1985)

 Eight women attend one of Britain's toughest survival schools to challenge themselves and conquer their fears. They learn that there is more to survival than passing the course. The shower scene features Julie Waters, Alyson Spiro and Jane Wood.