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Behind the Green Door (1972)

 -  Adult | Drama  -  13 January 1973 (UK)
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A beautiful woman is abducted and initiated into a live sex act on a private stage, participating in lesbianism, interracial sex and a public orgy.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Gloria
George S. McDonald ...
Barry Clark
Johnnie Keyes ...
African Stud
Elizabeth Knowles ...
Matron (as Lisa Grant)
Yank Levine ...
Dudley
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Mime (as Toad Attell)
Ben Davidson ...
Doorman
Adrienne Mitchell ...
Waitress
Dana Fuller ...
Cook
Dale Meador ...
Hotel Clerk (as Dale Meade)
Jim Mitchell ...
First Kidnapper (as James Mitchell)
Artie Mitchell ...
Second Kidnapper (as Art Mitchell)
Mike Bradford ...
Parking Lot Attendant
Tony Royale ...
Guard
Bunny Brody ...
Female Attendant
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Two men enter a fast food place. The owner asks them about a mysterious matter. After some considerations, one of the two guys accepts to tell the story. Here starts a long flashback: the two men are in a terrace, next to a lake, and one is telling the other a story. A woman sits at a table nearby. Later the same woman is kidnapped. When the blindfold is removed, a woman welcomes her. After a relaxing massage, she is accompanied by 6 women, into a stage, in front of masked men, and women of all kinds. A speaker explains that the woman will be pleased, by all means. The 6 women first, and later some men make love to her, while the audience progressively move into a orgy. This is the end of the flashback. The owner of the fast food place asks what happened after that time, but the men refuse to tell... Written by Andrea Pasqua <pasqua@sna.com>

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Adult | Drama

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13 January 1973 (UK)  »

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A zöld ajtó mögött  »

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$60,000 (estimated)
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After seeing her (under the name Marilyn Briggs) in Wes Craven's 1971 film Together (1971), the Mitchell Brothers offered Marilyn Chambers a role in this movie, giving her the option of taking a role in which she wasn't required to have sex. Originally, Chambers chose a non-sex role, but allowed the Brothers to talk her into taking the lead. For her gig, she was paid $25,000 and 1% of earnings (which in 1974, brought her between $2,000 and $2,500 per month), the highest amount ever paid a porn performer. Chambers said that her experience was a good one as the Brothers treated her as an actress, with respect. See more »

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Strange and surreal pornography
13 July 2008 | by (Beverley Hills, England) – See all my reviews

Before the Mitchell Brothers made what is probably their masterpiece with 1973's 'The Resurrection of Eve', they made this film. Behind the Green Door is a strange and surreal porn flick that features everything you'd expect (and more!) in a weird dream-like setting. The film is cited by some to be an influence on Stanley Kubrick's final film Eyes Wide Shut - and it's certainly very obvious why. The plot focuses on the idea of a young girl being kidnapped. She is taken to a strange underground club, where the clients wear elaborate masks and costumes, and forced to perform various sex acts on stage. As a porn film; Behind the Green Door is likely to be a bit too strange for some, and as a film - there's far too little going on in the plot departments and despite the setting, it soon degenerates into a simple collection of porn sequences. It is very well filmed, however, and while we're seeing things like blow jobs and lesbian sex that we've all seen in many other films; the Mitchell Brothers somehow manage to make it seem different to what we've seen before due to the execution. I can't say that the film works as a complete whole - I didn't find it very erotic and there's really not a great deal going on outside of the many sex scenes. Still, this is undoubtedly an interesting film and followers of XXX stuff will likely want to track it down.


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