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Oh! Calcutta! (1972)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Musical | June 1972 (USA)
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 »

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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 Mike Konczewski

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The World's Longest Running Erotic Stage Musical! See more »

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Comedy | Musical

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Not Rated | See all certifications »
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The DVD version is a special performance staged and recorded for pay-per-view TV (which was in its infancy) in 1971, at Reeves Tele-Tape, where Sesame Street (1969) was recorded. The stage manager was Chet O'Brien, who was the floor manager for Sesame Street (1969). See more »

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During the finale, the camera crew is reflected in the mirrors. As the camera pans around, a crew member tries to run out of the shot. See more »

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Referenced in House M.D.: Open and Shut (2010) See more »

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Revolutionary! Sign of freedom and changing times.
6 September 2001 | by (indonesia/holland) – See all my reviews

I was 10, hiding under the dining table, while my parents thought I was asleep, I was watching Oh! Calcutta on the Dutch tv. It was an eyeopener for me, and though it caused a lot of upheaval in the media the next day, it showed that times where changing and that people no longer let there lives be ruled by others but made choices for themselves. In some ways, Oh! Calcutta was just fun. And the music was definately good. It is only a few years ago that it was first shown in Israel...a sign that in some countries of the world you are not as free as in others. Where gay marriage is normal in Holland, and gays are put to prison or to death in some other countries, sexual freedom is also not the same everywhere. Oh! Calcutta was a clear sign of the times, and still is a pleasure to watch.


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