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Who Killed Teddy Bear (1965)

 -  Crime | Drama  -  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
Casey Townsend ...
Ms. Nielsen
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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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busboy | voyeurism | police | detective | disco | See more »

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

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Crime | Drama

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September 1965 (USA)  »

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Il sadico  »

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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 »

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Sal dances!
22 July 2001 | by (UK) – See all my reviews

Very much ahead of its time - this cult film vanished almost without trace after it was released, and it's very hard to find copies of it nowadays. So I consider myself fortunate to have been exposed to this sleaze-ball of a movie.

The highlight for me was in one of the final scenes where Sal Mineo and Juliet Prowse shimmy to one of the sassiest, silliest 60s dance tunes ever invented. Sal's wearing a little cut-off shirt and as he freaks out, more and more of his midriff is exposed. Sal's a long way from Rebel Without A Cause here, and looking all the better for it. This scene is worth the entrance fee alone. The title sequence is also hilariously evocative.

Full of weird characters, almost EVERYONE in this movie has a dirty little dark side waiting to be shown.


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