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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 ... See full summary »

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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
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Waiter in Alexei's Suite
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Van McCoy ...
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The Chairman
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Gil Stratton
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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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Alice Cooper has claimed on numerous occasions that Mae West sexually propositioned him and each of the film's other leading men. See more »

Goofs

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

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Marlo Manners: Is that a gun in your pocket, or are you just glad to see me?
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Happy Birthday Twenty One
Written by Neil Sedaka and Howard Greenfield
Screen Gems-EMI Music Inc.
Additional Lyrics by Ian Whitcomb
Performed by Mae West
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Dom DeLuise singing "Honey Pie". 'nuff said?
31 August 2004 | by (fabulous Las Vega$!) – See all my reviews

This cross-eyed anticlassic is a virtual chasm of feckless impropriety, and easily one of the worst musicals ever made. Two-hundred-and-fourteen-year-old Mae West shuffles about in the feathers and beads of her youth, callomaniacally adoring her petrifying visage in anything that casts a reflection(beneath the golden locks of her enormous and very obvious wig, there must have been at least 15 pounds of Scotch tape and rubber bands straining to reverse the gravitational causatum of many passing decades). An unlikely multitude of male admirers fall over themselves in desperate competition for her affections, while the very pallid and disoriented looking Ms. West spouts her famed pre-code one-liners as though they were fresh as a spring rose.

A jaw-dropping trainwreck boiling over with callithumpian musical numbers, SEXTETTE is a treasure trove of unpremeditated humor. Essential viewing for those with a fondness for kitsch, but true-blue fans of Mae West might opt to cover their eyes and ears.

3.5/10


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