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Racket Girls (1951)

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A money launderer uses women's wrestling as a front for his illegal activities, but earns the enmity of a powerful mobster.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Peaches Page ...
'Peaches' Page
Timothy Farrell ...
Clara Mortensen ...
Clara Mortensen, World Champion
Rita Martínez ...
Rita Martinez, Champion of Mexico
Muriel Gardner ...
Ruby McKenzie
Don Ferrara ...
Joe the Jockey
Matt Douglas ...
Ronnie, a Mobster
Paul Merton ...
Monk, the Book-keeper
Bruce Spencer ...
Eddie, a Gangster
Tony Zarro ...
Lefty, a Mobster
Mary Jean Walker ...
Jackie, a Bookie
William Lamont ...
Senate Investigator
Phil Bernard ...
Mr. Big, the Gang Leader
Jimmy Lennon Sr. ...
Jimmy Lennon
Phil Solomon ...
Phil Solomon, Wrestling Referee
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Storyline

Scalli is a gangster who manages women wrestlers as a front for his bookmaking, drug, and prostitution rackets. He trusts the wrong people and ends up trying to run away from both the police and mysterious mob boss Mr. Big, to whom he owes $35,000. This film features real-life wrestlers Peaches Page, Clara Mortensen (world champion wrestler), and Rita Martinez (champion of Mexico). Written by Vance Kochenderfer <vkochend@nyx.cs.du.edu>

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Introducing PEACHES PAGE - THE MOST EXCITING BODY IN HOLLYWOOD! See more »

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Action | Crime | Drama | Sport

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Unrated
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Also Known As:

Blonde Pickup  »

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

George Weiss had Rita Martínez affect a thick Mexican accent because her real voice was "too American". See more »

Goofs

When Scalia chastises Joe the shadow of the boom mic is visible on the gym wall. See more »

Quotes

Joe the Jockey: And don't forget about me. I'm Joe.
Peaches Page: Hi, Joe. You're cute.
Joe the Jockey: I get it - anything that is small is cute. Well, that's me.
Peaches Page: Don't you know? Good things come in small packages.
Joe the Jockey: [openly staring at Peaches' breasts] Not to my way of thinking.
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Edited into Sleazemania! (1985) See more »

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Crap!
10 June 2013 | by (Valhalla) – See all my reviews

Usually I'm a bit more subtle and explain why it isn't to my personal taste. This isn't as inept to think to yourself "What am I doing with my life? I need a hobby or something. Just anything to get me out of bad movie watching" (Which was the case with Monster A Go Go) but this is awful on it's own terms as well.

This movie is about women wrestling. No it isn't it's about a dodgy businessman who owns women wrestlers contracts and can't gain $30,000. No, yes, no, yes, no, yes!... Well do you see how jumbled and underdeveloped this story is? Maybe it's crap editing (The editing job in this is the Walter Murch job of bad editing) maybe it's a lousy script. You are just never sure what this movie is or what it's trying to be.

The editing is really bad as I said earlier. You have 7 minute long scenes of women wrestling thrown in there to make the movie more (unsuccessfully) interesting and conversations that have people go onto the next word before they've finished the last one (??? I hope this makes sense???). It was fun on MST3K but awful here.


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