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Women in Cages
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Director:
Writers:
James H. Watkins (story) and
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Release Date:
15 November 1973 (West Germany) See more »
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White skin on the black market! See more »
Plot:
American women prisoners in a foreign country. Sex and action. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Cast

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Judith Brown ... Sandy (as Judy Brown)
Roberta Collins ... Stoke
Jennifer Gan ... Jeff

Pam Grier ... Alabama
Bernard Bonnin ... Acosta (as Bernard Bodine)
Charlie Davao ... Rudy (as Charles Davis)
Johnny Long
Holly Anders
Dwight Howard
Roberta Swift
Paul Sawyer
Jeffrey Taylor
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Nick Cayari ... Lorca (uncredited)
Andres Centenera ... Dignitary (uncredited)
Marissa Delgado ... Juana (uncredited)
Paquito Diaz ... Jorge (uncredited)

Sofia Moran ... Theresa (uncredited)
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Directed by
Gerardo de Leon  (as Gerry de Leon)
 
Writing credits
James H. Watkins (story) and
David Osterhout (story) (as David R. Osterhout)

James H. Watkins (screenplay) and
David Osterhout (screenplay) (as David R. Osterhout)

Produced by
Ben Balatbat .... producer
Roger Corman .... producer (uncredited)
Cirio H. Santiago .... producer (uncredited)
 
Cinematography by
Felipe Sacdalan (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Ben Barcelon 
 
Art Direction by
Ben Otico 
 
Makeup Department
Tony Artieda .... makeup artist
Rey Salamat .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Aurelio R. Navarro .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Ruben Rustia .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Willie Arce .... sound recordist
Demetrio de Santos .... sound engineer
Tony Gosalvez .... sound effects
 
Special Effects by
Santos Hilario .... special effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Johnny Araojo .... camera operator (as Johnny Araujo)
Edmundo Bautista .... camera operator
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Felisa Salcedo .... wardrobe
 
Music Department
Tito Arevalo .... musical director
 
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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Bamboo Doll House" - USA (poster title)
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Runtime:
81 min
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Certification:
Australia:MA | New Zealand:R16 | UK:R (original rating) | UK:18 (video rating, heavily cut) | UK:(Banned) (1971) | USA:R | West Germany:18
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Trivia:
The character Alabama in True Romance (1993) was named after Pam Grier's character in this film. In the original script, Clarence even mentions that the name sounds like a Pam Grier Character.See more »
Quotes:
Jeff:What kind of hell did you crawl out of?
Alabama:It was called Harlem, baby. I learned to survive, never have pity. This game is called survival. Let's see how well you can play it. I was strung-out behind smack at ten and worked in the streets when I was twelve. You've got a long way to go.
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This is going to be just like home, only different!, 16 March 2012
Author: Ben Larson from Leesburg, FL

If I recall correctly, Pam Grier appears in about four women-in-prison films on both sides of the bars. In this film, she is the Chief Matron, and not a nice person at all.

This was one of the last films for director Gerardo de Leon, the most- awarded director in the history of the Filipino Academy of Movie Arts and Science.

It also features Judith Brown and Roberta Collins, who both appeared in several women-in-prison films.

In an uncredited role, you see Sofia Moran, a Philippine action star, who became their 13th President.

Torture, showers, crawling through the sewer (Yech!) and boobage.

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