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Sammy
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Ben Khaled
Tony Allyn ...
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Fontaine Khaled is the wife of a wealthy but boring businessman. She spends his money on her nightclub, the hobo, and partying. She hires a manager, Tony, to run her club, but it is understood that his job security is dependent on him satisfying her nymphomaniac demands. Tony loses interest in Fontaine, and turns his attention to her young step daughter, who uses him to get back at Fontaine for cheating on her father. Written by <mbishara@netcomuk.co.uk>

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$1,000,000 (estimated)
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Jackie Collins' 1969 novel 'The Stud' was her second novel. After the success of this movie, she wrote the screenplay of her first novel filmed under its same title, The World Is Full of Married Men (1979), and wrote 'The Stud' novel sequel and the film script to it which was also filmed under its same title, The Bitch (1979). Collins also around this time wrote the screenplay for Yesterday's Hero (1979). See more »

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Felicity Buirski (Deborah) calls herself "Felicity" several times in the dialogue. See more »

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Referenced in Auf Wiedersehen, Pet: A Home from Home (1986) See more »

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Written by Biddu and Sammy Cahn
Performed by Linda Lewis
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THE STUD (Quentin Masters, 1978) **
18 August 2006 | by (Naxxar, Malta) – See all my reviews

The R2 double-feature DVD of this film, along with its sequel THE BITCH (1979; see below), had been available for rental through my local DVD outlet for quite some time - and, though I had been tempted to check it out time and again, I finally took the plunge after having watched star Joan Collins in another sexy role in ...CAN HEIRONYMUS MERKIN EVER FORGET MERCY HUMPPE AND FIND TRUE HAPPINESS? (1969).

Based on the lurid novel by Joan's own sister, Jackie Collins, the film isn't for anyone looking for quality cinema; cheesy, sleazy trash - set in London and accompanied by a dated disco soundtrack - that's filled with copious but unerotic nudity. Collins, at least, is clearly having fun with her bitchy role; Oliver Tobias is the would-be stud who finds himself to be merely a pawn in her game (and who, predictably, finds real love in the arms of Collins' teenage step-daughter); while Walter Gotell (a regular in the James Bond extravaganzas) is her betrayed but vengeful diplomat husband.


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