A flunky for a porno movie ring starts murdering the smut films' lead actresses.

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Lt. Matt Carson
Duke Moore ...
Sgt. Randy Stone (as James 'Duke' Moore)
Jean Fontaine ...
Gloria Henderson
Carl Anthony ...
Johnny Ryde
Dino Fantini ...
Dirk Williams
Jeanne Willardson ...
Mary Smith
Harvey B. Dunn ...
Mr. Romaine
Reed Howes ...
Police Inspector
Fred Mason ...
Vic McGee ...
Syndicate man
Harry Keaton ...
Jaffe (as Harry Keatan)
Conrad Brooks ...
Connie
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Storyline

Someone is killing young women in the park. Police suspect it's related to the smut picture racket, and begin leaning on Gloria Henderson, a smut front woman for the "mob." Her right arm man continues to procure young women with stars in their eyes to submit to their heinous celluloid activities, and if the women try blackmail, they call in a specialist to take care of the problem. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Sadistic Urge of a Compulsive Madman! See more »

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8 December 1960 (USA)  »

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$20,152 (estimated)
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Edward D. Wood Jr.:  one of the brawling "teenagers" fighting over porn in front of restaurant. See more »

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In several shots in Lt. Carson's office, a microphone is clearly visible at the top of the frame as it moves back and forth to cover the actor's dialog. See more »

Quotes

[Mary sees Ed Wood posters on pornographer Johnny Ride's office wall.]
Mary Smith: Are gangster and horror films all you produce?
Johnny Ryde: Those are made by friends of mine. I think you'll find my type of picture entirely different.
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References The Violent Years (1956) See more »

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High Camp From Ed Wood Jr
15 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Don't fall into the evil world of pornography!

This movie is classic Wood. For some reason, I have a hard time seeing it as being made in 1961, however.

It's great going through, looking for how many errors due to budget constraints there are, continuity errors, all the usual. Add to this the stiff acting and memorized lines, and you're all set. I enjoyed this movie, and see new stupid errors in it every time I watch it, it can supply you with hours of entertainment.

Don't expect Ben Hur, but if you enjoy Ed Wood, or haven't seen anything else by him but want a classic example of his work, this is one you'll want to see.


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