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Deep Throat
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Director:
Writer:
Gerard Damiano (written by)
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Release Date:
8 January 1973 (Sweden) See more »
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Tagline:
How far does a girl have to go to untangle her tingle?
Plot:
A woman with an unusual birth defect comes to a doctor who has an unorthodox solution to make the best of her situation. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
1 win See more »
NewsDesk:
(7 articles)
'70s Porn Star Who Became Free Speech Cause Celebre Has Died
 (From Alt Film Guide. 20 March 2013, 9:32 PM, PDT)

Porn Film Director Dies Of A Stroke
 (From WENN. 28 October 2008, 9:09 AM, PDT)

Inside Deep Throat
 (From The Hollywood Reporter. 8 March 2005)

User Reviews:
'And Deep Throat to you all'... See more (36 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Harry Reems ... Dr. Young
Dolly Sharp ... Helen
Bill Harrison ... Mr. Maltz
William Love ... Wilber Wang
Carol Connors ... The Nurse
Bob Phillips ... Mr. Fenster

Linda Lovelace ... Linda Lovelace
Ted Street ... Delivery Boy
John Byron ... #11
Jack Birch ... #12 (as Michael Powers)
Gerard Damiano ... Last Man (as Al Gork)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ron Wertheim ... Bearded Man on Sofa (uncredited)

Directed by
Gerard Damiano  (as Jerry Gerard)
 
Writing credits
Gerard Damiano (written by) (as Jerry Gerard)

Produced by
Phil Parisi .... associate producer (as Phil Perry)
Louis Peraino .... producer (as Lou Perry)
 
Cinematography by
João Fernandes (director of photography) (as Harry Flecks)
 
Film Editing by
Gerard Damiano  (as Jerry Gerard)
 
Production Management
Chuck Traynor .... production manager
Ron Wertheim .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Chic Kane .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Len Camp .... set designer
 
Sound Department
Morris Gottlieb .... sound
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Francis Goyer .... key grip
Merci McCowney .... gaffer
Harry Reems .... assistant camera (as Ned Reems)
 
Editorial Department
Rose Anderson .... assistant editor
 
Other crew
Berton Goldwater .... legal advisor
Shelly Martin .... script continuity
Len Camp .... location scout (uncredited)
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Throat" - USA (bowdlerized title)
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Runtime:
61 min | Sweden:67 min | UK:50 min (cut version) | Italy:85 min (softcore version)
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Color (Eastmancolor)
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Certification:
Argentina:X (original rating) | Argentina:18 (re-rating) (1983) | Australia:X | Australia:R (2008) (censored) | Canada:R | Canada:XXX (Nova Scotia) | Canada:R (Ontario) | Canada:18+ (Quebec) | Chile:18 (2001) | Denmark:15 (video rating) | Finland:K-18 (1999) | Finland:(Banned) (1993) | Ireland:(Banned) | Italy:X | Netherlands:16 | Norway:18 (2006) | Sweden:15 | UK:R18 | UK:18 | USA:X

Did You Know?

Trivia:
The Cadillac Linda Lovelace drives during the title sequence belonged to director Gerard Damiano.See more »
Quotes:
Wilbur Wang:[on the telephone with Dr. Young] You gotta help me. I'm in love with Linda. We want to get married... thank you. There's only one problem - she needs a nine inch cock.See more »
Movie Connections:
Featured in The Real Linda Lovelace (2001) (TV)See more »

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24 out of 38 people found the following review useful.
'And Deep Throat to you all'..., 27 February 2005
Author: TheOtherFool from The Netherlands

... that ending left me laughing endlessly, but as a movie, 'Deep Throat' is rather disappointing.

Apparently, this movie was needed in the America in the 70's, so it became something of a 'thing to see', just as we in the Netherlands had the incredible hit 'Blue Movie' (1971).

But when looked upon some 30 years later, one can see 'Deep Throat' is a rather weak attempt to put some sort of story (which involves a woman with her clitoris in her mouth, and the problems (and opportunities) that arise from that) into a porn flick. Rather silly if you'd ask me.

The buzz this movie gets (and it will heighten considering the recent documentary Inside Deep Throat, and a planned re-release of the movie), it certainly does not deserve from the quality of the film. Great songs though! 4/10.

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