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Sweet Sugar (1972)

 -  Action | Drama  -  January 1973 (USA)
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Prostitute Sugar is set up by a corrupt politician. She is convinced of the futility of appealing her case in the courts and signs on to a chain gang run by the notorious Dr. John who ... See full summary »

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Sugar
Ellaraino ...
Simone (as Ella Edwards)
Timothy Brown ...
Mojo
Pamela Collins ...
Dolores
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Burgos
Angus Duncan ...
Dr. John
Jacqueline Giroux ...
Fara (as Jackie Giroux)
Darl Severns ...
Carlos
Albert Cole ...
Max
James Houghton ...
Rick
James Whitworth ...
Mario
Elvira Oropeza
Ramón Coll ...
(as Ramon Coll)
Nicholas Baker
Juan Antillon Freer
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Prostitute Sugar is set up by a corrupt politician. She is convinced of the futility of appealing her case in the courts and signs on to a chain gang run by the notorious Dr. John who performs cruel medical experiments on the people who work for him. Written by Eric Conrad <econrad@magnus.ohio-state.edu>

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Their world...a plantation. Their battleground...a tropical inferno! See more »

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Outtakes and unedited footage of Phyllis Davis's nude scenes were featured (without the actresses consent) in the direct to video Famous T & A (1982). See more »

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Featured in The Best of Sex and Violence (1981) See more »

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Sweet Sugar
Words and Music by Don Gere
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DOCTOR JOHN IS INDESTRUCTABLE! AH-HAHAHA!
25 March 2004 | by (St. Cloud, Minnesota) – See all my reviews

One of a slew of Women In Prison (WIP) exploitation flicks hurriedly lensed after Jack Hill's hugely successful "The Big Doll House" mopped up at the box office for Roger Corman. This one's fairly typical of the subgenre, delivering the WIP formula of nudity and sadism in well measured doses.

It's only notable features are an early writing effort by Stephanie "Terminal Island" Rothman and a truly over-the-top performance by Angus Duncan. He plays Dr. John, the demented warden of the sugar cane plantation to which Phyllis Davis is sentenced, with a hammy verve rarely seen today.

Also slightly notable is the 'cat tossing' scene which, IMOHO, wins the all-time award for "Worst Abuse of an Animal to Set Up A Stupid Visual Pun." Otherwise, "Sweet Sugar" is pretty much every WIP flick you've ever seen.


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