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Eskimo Nell (1975)

 -  Comedy  -  17 January 1975 (UK)
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Three young men, a scriptwriter, a producer and a director are called in by Benny U Murdoch, an exotic movie producer. He wants to make a new erotic movie starring a big woman - the "Eskimo... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Armstrong ...
Dennis Morrison
Terence Edmond ...
Clive Potter
Christopher Timothy ...
Harris Tweedle
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Benny U. Murdoch
Rosalind Knight ...
Lady Longhorn
Lloyd Lamble ...
The Bishop
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Lord Coltwind
Christopher Biggins ...
Jeremy
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Hermione
Diane Langton ...
Gladys Armitage
Gordon Tanner ...
Big Dick
Beth Porter ...
Billie Harris
Max Mason ...
Dave
Christopher Neil ...
Brendan (as Chris Neal)
Richard Caldicot ...
Ambrose Cream
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Three young men, a scriptwriter, a producer and a director are called in by Benny U Murdoch, an exotic movie producer. He wants to make a new erotic movie starring a big woman - the "Eskimo Nell" of the title. However problems start from the beginning, the scriptwriter is a virgin, a lover of penguins and hasn't a clue on how to write an erotic movie, each of the three main backers want a different type of movie - a western, an erotic and a kung-fu movie with different people in the main part. However problems really start for the three when Benny runs off with all the money and they have to make three different versions of the same film and try not to let the backers and stars know what has happened. And this is made harder when there is a clean-up-filth society breathing down their necks.... Written by Lee Horton <Leeh@tcp.co.uk>

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Inspired by the bawdiest ballad ever written...

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The Ballad of Eskimo Nell  »

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Director's revenge!
25 July 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

The writer of this film is Michael Armstrong. He was also director/writer of a previous Tigon film 'The Haunted House of Horror'. During the making of that film he experienced some very unpleasant run-ins with an individual representing AIP (the American distributors). This resulted in Michael's script being re-written and a very different film to his original concept being produced as the end product. This film 'Eskimo Nell' parodies those experiences. Listen to Michael's voice over in the 'extras' section of the DVD of 'Haunted House of Horror' for a graphic description of his experience and learn who some of the characters in 'Eskimo Nell' actually represent!


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