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Writers:
Jackie Collins (novel)
Jackie Collins (screenplay)
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Release Date:
28 September 1979 (USA) See more »
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...satisfaction guaranteed
Plot:
Fontaine Khaled is the wife of a wealthy but boring businessman. She spends his money on her nightclub... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Joan Collins and John Hurt Honored by Queen Elizabeth II
 (From PEOPLE.com. 30 December 2014, 5:35 PM, PST)

Joan Collins and John Hurt Honored by Queen Elizabeth II
 (From PEOPLE.com. 30 December 2014, 5:35 PM, PST)

Q&A: Joan Collins
 (From The Guardian - TV News. 31 May 2014, 12:00 AM, PDT)

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Cast

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Joan Collins ... Fontaine
Oliver Tobias ... Tony Blake

Sue Lloyd ... Vanessa
Mark Burns ... Leonard
Doug Fisher ... Sammy

Walter Gotell ... Ben Khaled
Tony Allyn ... Hal
Emma Jacobs ... Alex
Peter Lukas ... Ian Thane
Natalie Ogle ... Maddy

Constantine Gregory ... Lord Newton (as Constantin de Goguel)
Merlyn Ward ... Peter (as Guy Ward)
Sarah Lawson ... Anne Khaled
Jeremy Child ... Lawyer
Franco De Rosa ... Franco
Shango Baku ... Flowers

Peter Dennis ... Marc
Chris Jagger ... Rock Star
Peter Bourke ... Gordon
Tania Rogers ... Janine
Felicity Buirski ... Deborah
Minah Bird ... Molly
Sharon Fussey ... Denise
Hilda Fenemore ... Tony's mother
Bernard Stone ... Tony's father
Hal Dyer ... Maxine
Margot Thomas ... Mamie
Terry Yorke ... 1st Thane thug (as Terry York)
Del Baker ... 2nd Thane thug
John Conteh ... Himself
Billy Walker ... Himself
John Gold ... Himself
Beverley Brooks ... Herself (as Pat Harmsworth)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Pat Astley ... Girl in Shower (uncredited)
Michael Barrington ... Vicar (uncredited)
Jorge Bosso ... Chef (uncredited)
Gypsy Dave Cooper ... Naked Man (uncredited)
Suzanne Danielle ... Disco Dancer (uncredited)
Hugh Morton ... Staton (uncredited)
Howard Nelson ... Sandro (uncredited)

Rynagh O'Grady ... Meter Maid (uncredited)
Vicki Scott ... Girl in Club (uncredited)
Susie Silvey ... Girl in Shower (uncredited)
Milo Sperber ... Kamara (uncredited)
Robert Tayman ... Mario (uncredited)
Leonard Trolley ... Doctor (uncredited)
Edmond Warwick ... Tailor (uncredited)

Directed by
Quentin Masters 
 
Writing credits
Jackie Collins (novel)

Jackie Collins (screenplay)

Dave Humphries (additional material & dialogue) &
Christopher Stagg (additional material & dialogue)

Produced by
Adrian Gaye .... produced in association with
Ronald S. Kass .... producer
Oscar Lerman .... executive producer in charge of production (as Oscar S. Lerman)
Edward Simons .... executive producer (as Edward D. Simon)
George Walker .... executive producer (as George A. Walker)
 
Original Music by
Biddu 
 
Cinematography by
Peter Hannan (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
David Campling 
 
Art Direction by
Michael Bastow 
 
Makeup Department
Ross Carver .... hair stylist
Stella Morris .... makeup artist
Ann Marie Ward .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
David Korda .... production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Vincent Winter .... assistant director
Terry Madden .... second assistant director (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Peter Keen .... sound editor
Stan Phillips .... sound mixer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Graham Scaife .... camera operator
Richard Blanshard .... still photographer (uncredited)
Micky Thomas .... gaffer (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Penny Rose .... wardrobe
 
Editorial Department
Bryan Oates .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Biddu .... musical director
John Cameron .... conductor
John Cameron .... music arranger
Martin J. Machat .... music coordinator
 
Other crew
Ann Edwards .... continuity (as Anne Edwards)
Robert Faloon .... production accountant
Marilyse Morgan .... assistant to the producer
Beti Parry .... production secretary
Arnold Schulkes .... location manager
Flick Colby .... choreographer (uncredited)
Lynda Levy .... unit publicist (uncredited)
 

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Netherlands:95 min | USA:90 min
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Australia:R | Australia:MA (DVD rating) | Finland:K-16 | Finland:K-18 | Iceland:16 | Netherlands:16 (original rating) | Norway:18 | UK:X (original rating) | UK:18 (video rating) | USA:R

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At the time this movie was made, publicity declared that Jackie Collins' source novel 'The Stud' had sold over one million copies.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: Felicity Buirski (Deborah) calls herself "Felicity" several times in the dialogue.See more »
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Soundtrack:
Davy's On The Road AgainSee more »

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Entertaining 70's time capsule, 31 October 2012
Author: Pinku_Eiga from Deutschland

Oliver Tobias plays Tony Blake; plaything to the wealthy ladies of the decadent London disco club scene. Tony is a working class guy, trying to climb the ladder of fortune and success, by using his sexy looks and charm. Unfortunately the hustler is no match for female hustler, lady-shark Fontaine Khalad, played to perfection by Joan Collins. And when Tony begins to have real romantic feelings for Fontaine's teenage stepdaughter, it's the beginning of the end for our anti-hero. "The Stud" is an amazing time capsule, a vivid documentation of a decadent decade where disco and drugs were King. Surprisingly atmospheric, as well as effectively seedy and depressing, but it really has a heart when it comes to showing the rise and fall of Tony Blake. He is the perfect British "working class hero," who turns out to be more noble than any of the high society people that feed on him and throw him to the wolves. This is no "Boogie Nights," or "54," it is the real deal. The soundtrack is impressive, and it is a wonder how they got permission to use all these very popular songs for the production; this movie was apparently a very big deal at the time, and a big hit too. Collins is wonderful in her role as the jaded, two-timing bitch, but it is Oliver Tobias who gives this film it's soul. Followed by a sequel, "The Bitch," but this is by far the better film. Recommended for fans of 70's exploitation films. For those who believe the 70's were a happy and innocent time, see "The Stud." It really shatters that myth..

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