Based on the controversial off-Broadway musical comedy revue, "Oh! Calcutta! is a series of musical numbers about sex and sexual mores. Most of the skits feature one or more performers in ... See full summary »
Based on the controversial off-Broadway musical comedy revue, "Oh! Calcutta! is a series of musical numbers about sex and sexual mores. Most of the skits feature one or more performers in either a state of undress, simulating sex, or both. Written by
What you're getting on DVD was actually staged & recorded for pay-per-view TV (then in its infancy) in 1971, at Reeves Tele-Tape - the same studio facility where Sesame Street (1969) was recorded. And its stage manager was Chet O'Brien, who was then the floor manager for "Sesame Street". See more »
During the final number, you can see the camera crew in the mirrors. Also, a crew member tries to run out of the shot as the camera pans around right after that. See more »
This move is a mostly funny mostly naked satire of sexuality of the times, circa 1970, that still holds up today.The bodies are perfect and most of the gags are right on the money.It was written by some of the best writers of this century and the acting is superb.The dance numbers are some of the most innovative ever choreographed and the people are naked--isn't that what your always wanted to see in a modern dance routine anyway!Be sure to check out the "Sex Clinic" sketch, it will leave you in stitches!
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