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The Sporting Club (1971)

The new groundskeeper at the Centennial Sporting Club decides to do something about the very odd goings-on there.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Fields ...
Vernur Stanton
James Quinn
Earl Olive
William Roerick ...
Leon B. Stevens ...
John Seymour ...
Helen Craig ...
Mrs. Olds
Diane Rousseau ...
Lois Markle ...
Canon Pritchard
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The new groundskeeper at the Centennial Sporting Club decides to do something about the very odd goings-on there.

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Dearest children of the 20th century, do you take such pleasures as your ancestors? See more »


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28 February 1971 (USA)  »

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Great film, Blair plays Barby, one of her first official role
12 May 2003 | by See all my reviews

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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