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Foreplay (1975)

R | | Comedy | March 1975 (USA)
Three vignettes about a man who buys a weird doll, a writer who is visited by his muse and a kidnapper with very odd demands who holds a VIP.
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Irwin Corey ...
Professor Irwin Corey
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Norman
Deborah Loomis ...
Wanda
Sudie Bond ...
Norman's Mother (as Sudie S. Bond)
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Salesman
Robert Dryden ...
Pharmacist
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Lady in Street (as Anne Korzen)
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Jerry Lorsey
George S. Irving ...
Reverend / Roberto
Shelley Plimpton ...
First Girl
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Lt. Sylvia Arliss
Cia Lozell ...
Mary Ellen
Kathleen Joyce ...
Kinky Claudia
Carmen Álvarez ...
Anytime Annie
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President / Don Pasquale
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Three vignettes about a man who buys a weird doll, a writer who is visited by his muse and a kidnapper with very odd demands who holds a VIP.

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This film was originally shot with four segments - hence the title. It was only released with three segments, but a photo feature on the film done for Playboy magazine at the time had photos from the missing fourth part. In the article, it mentioned that the last segment had been deleted. See more »

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Entertaining small film.
1 September 2002 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

This film reminds me in some ways of what the early 70's TV series "Love American Style" might have been like if it was a R rated theatrically released film! Harmless overall, laugh out loud funny and even has it's share of low-brow wit like a John Waters film! This movie is broken into three mini segments that don't directly relate to each other with the exception of the "introduction" by comic "Professor" Irwin Corey! Segment one stars 60's comic and real life protest presidential candidate Pat Paulsen in a tale about a "life size" doll! Segment two stars Jerry Orbach as a writer with writer's block and his relationships with women and my personal favorite Segment Three! Segment Three stars Zero Mostel in a insanely funny double roll as a mobster and the President of the USA and the great Estelle Parsons as the First Lady! To say much more would give too much away! This is not a major classic by any means, but it has it's great moments especially in the third segment! Segment three is especially worth a look if you like absurd political satire from the 70's in a style that might remind you at times of the work of John Waters!


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