Benjamin Mara has three daughters. One of them is Beauty who always dreamed of finding prince charming. She therefore rebukes her sister Faith for preferring to pleasure her latest lover Barry under the table. When underground gambler Benjamin loses his business to evil businessman Martin Gross, Martin backs out when Beauty accepts to live with him for one year. When Beauty arrives, Martin invites her watching him giving a casting couch to a buxom would-be centerfold. Beauty's sisters enjoy their masseuse/butler, while Martin enjoys his maid. In Martin's basketball team's locker room, player Betty seduces coach Eddie and another guy, while Martin and trainer Leon enjoy star player Judy Lopez. Faith then invites Beauty to a dinner with her friend Madam Wu, during which Faith finds herself with Madam Wu's butler, Madam Wu with Barry and Beauty with another guest. Unsatisfied, Beauty realizes her fantasy prince was Martin all along. Written by
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[after Martin Gross invites Beauty to see him giving a casting couch to a buxom would-be centerfold
Beauty wondered why she wasn't shocked. After all, here she was in the office of a man, the likes of whom she never knew existed, watching him undress this unfortunate girl. Yet somehow she felt sorry for him. He seemed so sad. He must be very afraid of her to try to shock her so. She made up her mind, as she watched him, that she would try to help him during her stay. After all, he's not a bad ...
from the Vertigo
(1958) original movie soundtrack
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