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Release Date:
March 1970 (UK) See more »
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A brainy sex flick with a sense of humor, the film begins with a narrator/mummy who guides us through... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Richard Schulman ... The Judge
Janet Spearman ... The Judge's Wife
Dorothy Grumbar ... Photographer
Anthony Rowlands ... The Model
Norma Eden ... Norma, the Photographer's Assistant
George Herbert ... The Steward
Kenneth Benda ... Sacha Seremona
Yvonne Quenet ... Mary-Clare
Reid Anderson ... Dr. Rilke
Sylvia Delamere ... The Nurse
Cathy Howard ... The Cat Burglar
Mike Britton ... The Burgled Man (as Mike Briton)
Maria Frost ... Lindy Leigh
Peter Carlisle ... Col. X
Stephen Preston ... Philpott (as Steve Preston)
Graham Burrows ... The Military Attaché
Mike Patten ... Flicker Flashback Boy
Raymond George ... Flicker Flashback Boy
Karrie Lambert ... Flicker Flashback Lady
Joyce Crossley ... Flicker Flashback Lady (as Joyce Leigh Crossley)
Nicola Austin ... The Flicker Flashback Girl (as Nicola Austine)
Elliott Stein ... The Strange Young Man / The Mummy
Sue Bond ... The Call Girl
Laurelle Streeter ... The Lady in the Greenhouse
Bob Raymond ... The Lady in the Greenhouse's New Valet (as Bob E. Raymond)
Valentine Dyall ... The Mummy (voice)
John Hale
Marilyn Head
Ken Norris
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Antony Balch ... Man in Orgy (uncredited)
Delta Balch ... Old Lady With Lizard (uncredited)
Howard Nelson ... Judge's servant (uncredited)

Directed by
Antony Balch 
Writing credits
Martin Locke  written by &
John Eliot  written by &
Maureen Owen  written by &
Elliott Stein  written by and
Antony Balch  written by and
Alfred Mazure  "The Story of Lindy Leigh" by

Produced by
Antony Balch .... producer
Richard Gordon .... executive producer
Original Music by
Cliff Twemlow (uncredited)
Cinematography by
David McDonald (director of photography)
Film Editing by
John Rushton 
Makeup Department
Peter Armston .... make up
Production Management
John Kelly .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Tay Stormett .... assistant director
Sound Department
Roderick Hay .... sound editor
John Jordan .... sound recordist
Richard King .... sound supervisor
Camera and Electrical Department
Jerry Dunkley .... focus puller (as Jeremy Dunkley)
Bill Glass .... camera operator
Vernon Layton .... camera operator
Tim Ross .... clapper loader (as Timothy Ross)
Editorial Department
David Block .... colorist (uncredited)
Other crew
Richard Gordon .... presenter
Ron Hawkes .... special consultant

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Secrets of Sex" - UK (original title)
"Tales of the Bizarre" - USA
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92 min
Color (Eastmancolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.66 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Canada:R (Manitoba/Ontario) | UK:18 (DVD rating) (uncut) | UK:X (cut) | USA:R

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Co-writer Elliott Stein came up with the idea of the talking mummy narrating the film in order to link all the segments together.See more »
The Mummy:Imagine you were making love to this girl. Imagine you were making love to this boy. Imagine you were making love to this girl. Imagine you were making love to this boy. Imagine you were making love to this girl. Imagine you were making love to this boy...See more »
Movie Connections:
Featured in Naked Came the Stranger (1975)See more »


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1 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Milestone of the Times, 2 June 2006
Author: Kittysafe from United States

Around the time this film was being made, there was a shift being made in consciousness which sparked many attempts to explain scientifically the new beliefs of the age and usher in not only of the new decade, but a new mindset.

This mindset was a marrying of Science, and Spirituality. The sexual revolution had begun, and out of that came a deeper understanding of sexual acceptance, but the power of sex and social norms. Always at the height of these schools of thought was the journey of the soul.

Now being a relatively new school of thought in the west, they never seemed to go too far beyond the superficial, but were more a means of making tangible the experience of the soul, desire, and bring it all into a context of the natural world.

That is what this movie then is.

A mummy narrates sexual vignettes concerning the endless struggle of the sexes, and the bizarre displays of human behavior in the pursuit of satisfaction.

A very fascinating movie, thoroughly enjoyable, and a remarkable milestone for the western mind sprouting in the soil of new knowledge.

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