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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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Will (as Robert S. Fields)
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Student filmmaker lets nothing stand in the way of his getting a studio contract.

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10 November 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw "Cover Me Babe" in its brief first run in New York City. The film was rated "R" due to scenes of sexuality. To the best of my knowledge, if there was a "PG" rated version, it would have be the version edited for television. I interviewed Noel Black, and he told me that "Cover Me Babe" was televised although I did not pursue further information on the broadcast. This would have been in the late 70s. I wrote an article on Noel Black's films in the magazine, Velvet Light Trap, in 1973. The main problem Black had with this film was that he was contractually unable to change the screenplay to more accurately reflect the attitude and film-making style of a student film-maker in the early 70s. Black also noted that his original choice in the lead role was a then unknown Al Pacino. The box office performance of this film was so poor that it is unlikely to be seen again, except, possibly on the Fox Movie Channel.


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