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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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She won's be satisfied until she's loved by all mankind, one man at a time. See more »


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3 March 1978 (USA)  »

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América Louca  »

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Trivia

Alice Cooper recorded the piano ballad "No Time for Tears" for his scene in the film, but it was rejected by Mae West, who stated her character would never cry over the loss of a man. The song was ultimately replaced with the peppy disco number "Next Next". More than two decades later, the recording of "No Time for Tears" was finally issued in the boxed set The Life and Crimes of Alice Cooper. See more »

Goofs

During the "Hooray for Hollywood" number, some of the extras' lip-synching does not keep in time with the vocals. See more »

Quotes

Reporter: How do you like it in London, Marlo?
Marlo Manners: Hmmm, I like it anywhere!
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Hooray for Hollywood
Written by Richard A. Whiting and Johnny Mercer
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Ultimate vehicle for the creator of 20th century Sex
27 May 1999 | by (Austin, Texas) – See all my reviews

The ultimate vehicle for Mae West. Sure to be misconstrued by those who do not realize what Mae was up to, this campy delight is a true gem from the '70s. Part of the fun is watching Mae West's unconcealed joy in rolling out her legendary lines (and legendary body). The gleam in her eye as those droll words trip off her mischievous lips is delicious. To realize that here is The Female who caught onto sex at an early age and worked it for all it's worth is to appreciate this legend at her peak. Fans of Richard (all right, Ringo) Starr, Walter Pidgeon, George Raft, George Harrison, and Tony Curtis will appreciate their patsy cameos opposite irresistible Mae. The godfather take-off is a scream. Mae West always fancied her singing voice, and whenever this film allows it, she delivers: "Happy Birthday (Twenty-one)" and "Babyface" will never be the same. Surprisingly well produced and directed, here's an example of the vanity film at its best. Leaves you wanting it to go on, and on, and on. C'mon on up and see it sometime!


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