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The Flesh Is Weak (1957)

Pimps prey on young women coming to London for work.

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Angelo Giani
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Saradine
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Benny
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Pimps prey on young women coming to London for work.

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27 May 1958 (Sweden)  »

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Frauen, die uns nachts begegnen  »

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The Flesh Is Weak....and so is the script
30 July 2014 | by See all my reviews

When this film was released Soho was dominated by violent gangs.One of the tools of their trade was the flick knife which is shown in the film and which was shortly to be banned by act of parliament.One of the basic problems are the leads.Martin Benson is fine but the parachuted in American star John Derek is woefully miscast,pretty he is menacing he isn't.By the way why does he and Benson have different accents?Monica |Vitale plays an innocent Italian girl picked up by a pimp.There seems to be a gang war of sorts and there is an investigating writer,not reporter,played by William Franklyn.Much of this film is muddled and not helped by the small studios at Walton.It has to be said that this film clearly earned its X certificate on its release.


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