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When Women Lost Their Tails (1972)

Quando le donne persero la coda (original title)
Two tribes of dimwitted cavemen prepare for war against each other.
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Filli (Senta Berger) and the other cavemen from "When Women Had Tails" are living a carefree, if boring life inside a dinosaur skeleton. But when conman Ham (Lando Buzzanca) introduces them to the concept of currency and economics, their lives fall apart. On top of that, Filli starts to fall in love with Ham... Written by lonamer

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A Nostalgic Look at One Million B.C.

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16 February 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I remember seeing this and "When Women had Tails" at a drive-in (Gee, I guess that dates me). The two features were advertised as "See Senta's two Big Ones" (I kid you not). Anyway, the acting was execrable, the humor was entirely non-existent, the special effects weren't... All it needed was a laugh track.

However, with apologies to the PC patrol, it does have to be said that there were indeed two things about this movie which did indeed stand out, and they both belonged to Senta. And remember, this was before the days of surgical enhancement. She could easily have been a Meyer-femme, but she was much prettier than most of his "stars". Unfortunately, Senta's awesome pair of credentials alone are not enough to recommend this movie.


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