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Who Killed Teddy Bear (1965)

 -  Crime | Drama | Mystery  -  September 1965 (USA)
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A busboy at a disco has sexual problems related to events in his childhood. He becomes obsessed with a disc jockey at the club, leading to obscene phone calls, voyeurism, trips to the porn ... See full summary »

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Lawrence Sherman
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Norah Dain
Jan Murray ...
Lt. Dave Madden
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Marian Freeman
Margot Bennett ...
Edie Sherman
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Carlo (as Dan Travanty)
Diane Moore ...
Pam Madden
Frank Campanella ...
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Frank
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Adler
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Rude Customer
Alex Fisher
Stanley Beck
K.C. Townsend ...
Ms. Nielsen (as Casey Townsend)
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A busboy at a disco has sexual problems related to events in his childhood. He becomes obsessed with a disc jockey at the club, leading to obscene phone calls, voyeurism, trips to the porn shop and adult movie palace, and more! A police detective is similarly obsessed with sexual materials, leading him to become personally involved in the case. Written by Steven Rubio <srubio@garnet.berkeley.edu>

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Why with everybody else - why with every slob ... and not with me?


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Cine a ucis ursuletul de plus  »

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After Carlo stabs the rude customer outside the discotheque, he writes in his police statement that the man "made a funny noise." Carlo is completely deaf. See more »

Quotes

Marian Freeman: You gotta learn to handle 'em baby. If you're gonna make it in show biz you're gonna run into some pretty weird types. Of course, that is assuming you mean to make it on your feet. Uh... so to speak. No offense.
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This is an important Movie !!
29 July 2005 | by (Fords,NJ) – See all my reviews

I couldn't believe how this unrecognized unheralded film of the mid 1960s captured the sleaziness & the downfall of NYC during that time The photography is amazing.. the score capturers the early disco era... Sal Mineo is unbelievably sensuous, erotic, neurotic, as is Elaine Stritch who plays the Lesbian, Marian wonderful performances.. Juliet Prowse is good in this role..Plot is a bit confusing.. and why did they cast Jan Murray (great TV comic game show host of that era) in this role? Ill never know.... But as I stated before, this film captures the sleazy, unclean, dark, cold snowy sado masochistic, days of NYC in the mid 1960s when that city was on the decline.. Broadway might have been booming, Babs was on B'WAY live in Funny Girl, The Merm was still around. ETC .but the side streets, the crime, the sex shops were running abound..this film captures it all..worth seeing and or buying if it becomes .. available, Bravo ,Sal Mineo. Elaine Stritch, and the director...


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