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Cover Me Babe (1970)

R | | Drama | 1 October 1970 (USA)
Student filmmaker lets nothing stand in the way of his getting a studio contract.

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Tony Hall
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Melisse
Susanne Benton ...
Sybil
Robert Fields ...
Will (as Robert S. Fields)
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Jerry
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Steve
Floyd Mutrux ...
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Paul
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Michael
Mitzi Hoag ...
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Linda Howe ...
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Student filmmaker lets nothing stand in the way of his getting a studio contract.

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He turns the girls on, then turns on his camera. See more »

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Run Shadow Run  »

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Original X-Rating?
18 February 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

My recollection is that when I first saw this film (maybe at a drive-in) it was rated X, had a scene of male frontal nudity (Forster) and was actually first shown in theaters (some theaters anyway) under the title of Run, Shadow, Run. Can anyone verify this? I too saw the PG version once on TV years ago but last night saw the TV-MA (R?) version on Fox Movie Channel. This version seemed to have some scenes cut though I cannot be sure. A friend also told me at the time (he later became a film editor for Variety) that there was a trailer for the film that was a vicious diatribe against the studio for restricting the directorial control of Black. I was quite taken with the version I saw then, in part because I thought Black, the director of Pretty Poison, was an outstanding new director. Unfortunately his films after Pretty Poison have never lived up to it on subsequent viewings.


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