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The Sporting Club (1971)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Sport  -  28 February 1971 (USA)
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James Quinn
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Earl Olive
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Spengler
William Roerick ...
Fortesque
Logan Ramsey ...
Scott
Leon B. Stevens ...
Olds
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Newcombe
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Barbara
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Sheilah
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Canon Pritchard
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Murray
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Olson
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Great film, Blair plays Barby, one of her first official role

An obnoxious, bloody, exploitative attempt at social relevancy which sees a group of rich folk traveling to a getaway in northern Michigan. Here all the sick decadence of the group surfaces in the space of a weekend. Orgies, killings, and other gross happenings are paraded before the camera.

Linda Blair plays the character Barby here, she is only a child but she got the eyes of the an angel and the voice of a goddess. She play the party very well. Nobody would know that this little child will have the part in one legendary horror film named The Exorcist after this film.


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