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Writers:
Walt Davis (screenplay)
Charles Teitel (original story)
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The Film You'll Love to See!
Plot:
A bankrupt studio schemes the government to finance a sexploitation mermaids film. Casting couches thus join the already exploitive studio. Meanwhile, the Secretary of State arranges an affair with the studio head's buxom wife Henrietta. | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)
Sandy Carey ... Phoebe P. Phree (as Sandra Carey)

Byron Clark ... Layton (as Byron Cole)
Michael Darrin ... Porno Crew Member
Roxanne Brewer ... Tennis Girl (as Suzzane Delor)
Gordon Freed ... Chattock
Anne Gaybis ... Lettie LaRue
Theresa Gilbert ... Porno Crew Member
Gordon Herigstadt ... Frank Denton
Earl Karpen ... Dr. Hans Pissinger
David Kelly ... P.G. Dartmouth
Elaine Collins ... The Nurse (as Lady Diana)
La Vera ... Spanish Whore

George 'Buck' Flower ... Porno Crew Member (as C.D. LeFleur)
Marius Mazmanian ... Porno Crew Member (as Pepi Marcel)
Richard Nathan ... Junior
Adrianna Bijou ... Monique
Candy Samples ... Henrietta
Wilma Schock ... Porno Queen
Rhiannon Vaughan ... Gloria
Zara ... Spanish Whore
Stella Artois
Glenn Bonney
Jan Coley

Deborah Dutch (as Debbie Dutch)
Robert Edgar
Roy Hankey
Carol Hogue
Chuck James
Flash Jansen
Horace Johnson
Tara Joseph
June Milanowski
Les Moore

Bob Reynolds
Candy Reynolds
Phyllis Rosbach
Cyd Russell
Robin Strickland
Michael Stuart
Mickel Van Scott
David Vinson
Angie Waldman
Susie Wong

Biff Yeager
Zelda
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Kitten Natividad
Helen O'Connell ... Poolside Secretary (uncredited)
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Directed by
Perry Dell 
 
Writing credits
Walt Davis (screenplay)

Charles Teitel (original story)

Manuel Conde (developed for the screen by) (as Manuel S. Conde)

Produced by
Manuel Conde .... producer
Charles Teitel .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Jack Millman 
 
Cinematography by
Manuel Conde (director of photography) (as Manuel S. Conde)
 
Film Editing by
Andrew Herbert 
 
Makeup Department
Meri McDonald .... makeup artist (as Miki)
 
Production Management
Bethel Buckalew .... production manager (as Buck Buckalew)
Loretta Samaniego .... assistant production manager
 
Sound Department
Manny Conde Jr. .... sound mixer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Mark Buckalew .... assistant camera
Maria Conde .... still photographer
Stewart Dell .... gaffer
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Walt Davis .... wardrobe (as David Zhands)
 
Music Department
Jack Millman .... vocalist
 
Other crew
Meri McDonald .... script continuity
 

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Runtime:
89 min
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Certification:
Australia:R (1983) | Canada:R (Ontario) | Canada:18+ (Quebec)
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Quotes:
[after married buxom Henriette asks him what could he possibly see in her]
Dr. Hans Pissinger:Most of all, Henriette, your bosoms. Just the mention of them makes me vile!
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12 out of 17 people found the following review useful.
Only Could Have Been Made in the 70's, 27 July 2001

Ah! The 1970's when disaster films and sex films were hot, and independent directors and producers made whatever they felt like. Deep Jaws is a softcore sex film about a movie company gone bankrupt that jumps(no pun intended) on the bandwagon and makes pornography in order to stay afloat. They decide to make a film about "hungry" mermaids, thus combining the two genres in one film. You basically get what you would expect in a film like this: lots of sexual situations, plenty of nude women, adolescent, vulgar humour, weird folks, and even foul language. The girls are very attractive and their actions are photographed well. The acting is typically abysmal. The humour is very, very dated and the film contains all kinds of references to things going on at that time like the release of Jaws and movies like Deep Throat(hence the name Deep Jaws...get it?..Boy, someone must have worked overtime for that gem of an idea!). The direction, sets, costumes, etc... are all very low budget and the soundtrack is definitely from that era. Candy Samples plays the wife of the owner of the studio, and my biggest objection is we see all too little of her and her assets and talents. I cannot recommend the film for more than anything other than voyueristic curiosity.

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