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Playgirl After Dark (1960)

Too Hot to Handle (original title)
In London's Soho, Johnny Solo runs the Pink Flamingo Club. He's tough to intimidate. So when he starts getting threats and demands for protection, he fights back. Behind the takeover plot ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Midnight Franklin
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Johnny Solo
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Robert Jouvel (as Carl Boehm)
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Novak
Danik Patisson ...
Lilliane Decker
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Inspector West
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Cynthia
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Ponytail
Penny Morrell ...
Terry
Katherine Keeton ...
Melody
Susan Denny ...
Marjorie
Judith Bruce ...
Maureen (as Judy Bruce)
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Jacki
Shari Kahn ...
Jungle
Sheldon Lawrence ...
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In London's Soho, Johnny Solo runs the Pink Flamingo Club. He's tough to intimidate. So when he starts getting threats and demands for protection, he fights back. Behind the takeover plot is a competitor, Diamonds Dielli. Midnight Franklin, who's Johnny's girlfriend and one of the club's headliners, wants to get Johnny out of the business. In the background are a sadistic client, an underage chorus girl, a wisecracking siren who's not averse to rough trade, a visiting journalist, and a dancer who guards her past. Can Johnny win the struggle with Diamonds, and can Midnight get him out of harm's way? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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The sizzler you read about in Playboy magazine! It strips the secrets from the intimate key clubs.

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Crime | Drama

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16 April 1960 (West Germany)  »

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Playgirl After Dark  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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1.66 : 1
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Did You Know?

Quotes

Johnny Solo: I had a friend once, Diamond. It didn't take.
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Connections

Featured in Twisted Sex Vol. 15 (1996) See more »

Soundtracks

Too Hot To Handle
Music and Lyrics by Eric Spear
Performed by Jayne Mansfield (uncredited) and an uncredited vocal group over main titles
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Jayne at the beginning of her slide
10 October 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Low budget but decent crime drama. Jayne, approaching the end of her brief heyday, is pretty good as the sort of den mother to a group of strippers, she even performs a few mediocre numbers. This really shows how the vision of the desirable female form has changed over the years. Nowadays the lithe hard body look is the goal but Jayne is anything but that, very curvy and quite plump she is harshly lit as is the film but even with that at times she looks stunning. The plot takes a while to get going and really isn't focused sharply enough to make the film as involving as it should be but Leo Genn is good in the lead and he and Jayne hold your interest whenever they are on screen.


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