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Sextette (1978)

On the day of her wedding to her sixth husband, a glamorous silver screen sex symbol is asked to intervene in a political dispute between nations, which leads to chaos.

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Marlo Manners
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Sir Michael Barrington
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Dan Turner
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Alexei Karansky
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Laslo Karolny
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Vance Norton
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Waiter in Alexei's Suite
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The Chairman
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Gil Stratton
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Storyline

Marlo Manners is enjoying her honeymoon with Sir Michael Barrington, husband number 6. As luck would have it, an international conference is taking place in the same hotel and the Russian delegate (one of Marlo's former husbands) is threatening to derail the negotiations unless he can have one more fling with his ex. Adding to the complications is a tape Marlo has made detailing all of her affairs and scandals, which her manager is desperately trying (and failing) to destroy. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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3 March 1978 (USA)  »

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América Louca  »

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Trivia

Mae West lip-synced to her 1972 recording of "Happy Birthday Twenty One", which was issued on her album Great Balls of Fire. This is the only song which appears in the film that has been officially released. See more »

Goofs

Earlier scenes establish that the hotel gymnasium is below the lion statue, where the tape is. When Michael recovers the tape from the statue, a street is below him. When he falls, he ends up in the gymnasium. See more »

Quotes

Marlo Manners: But I forgave him everything. He was such a wonderful director. Very much like Lubitsch. In fact they called him son of Lubitsch. At least that's what it sounded like.
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Featured in Hagan Reviews: Sextette (2012) See more »

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Hooray for Hollywood
Written by Richard A. Whiting and Johnny Mercer
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West's Sundown
15 August 1999 | by (San Diego) – See all my reviews

While not "I'm No Angel" or "She Done Him Wrong," Mae's last is no better or worse than some of her late '30s films. The direction tries too hard for outrageous ... and misses, but you'll get at least a couple of chuckles.


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