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La via della prostituzione (1978)

While attempting to interview an elusive gangster, photojournalist Emanuelle notices a man pushing a girl in a wheelchair through the airport. Later, in another country she sees the same ... See full summary »

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Maria Letizia Serafino
Aurelia Saba
Fabio Frezza
Elena Maruffi
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While attempting to interview an elusive gangster, photojournalist Emanuelle notices a man pushing a girl in a wheelchair through the airport. Later, in another country she sees the same man and the girl up and walking. Intrigued, she does a bit of investigating and uncovers an organization dealing in the buying and selling of young women. She goes undercover into the organization but finds that getting out again could cost her her career...and her life. Written by Jonathan Ruskin <JonRuskin@aol.com>

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20 April 1978 (Italy)  »

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Emanuelle and the Girls of Madame Claude  »

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Several scenes of New York City, including the skyline, shots of the Statue of Liberty, Emanuelle being driven around in the yellow car and entering a building were lifted from the film Emanuelle and the Last Cannibals (1977) and re-dubbed. See more »

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Edited into Le déchaînement pervers de Manuela (1983) See more »

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One of the lesser Emanuelle outings
30 July 2008 | by (Beverley Hills, England) – See all my reviews

The Black Emanuelle series has some gems; but overall it's very hit and miss, and unfortunately Emanuelle and the White Slave Trade is one of the misses. The plot once against focuses on Emanuelle as she heads out to get an interview with some Italian criminal; but by chance actually happens upon someone that is into the white slave trade, and decides to investigate that instead. The film is directed by Joe D'Amato so as you would expect, there's plenty of sleaze and sex scenes; but actually this entry is somewhat more tame than some of the other Emanuelle flicks. The film actually appears to be going for a more softcore erotic feel; and although to be honest I generally prefer that to the hardcore style that most of these films feature; there's not enough in this film to really hold it together and the result is, unfortunately, rather boring. There are a few standout scenes, however; one that sees Emanuelle and another woman in the shower is worth mentioning, but you can get all this stuff in other, better, films. As always, the film stars the lovely Laura Gemser and once again she's very nice to look at and is definitely the best thing about the film. Overall, however, this is a rather dull entry in the series and thus is not recommended to anyone except hardcore Emanuelle fans!


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