Wild West Tech: Season 1, Episode 6

Brothel Tech (4 May 2004)

TV Episode  |  TV-G  |   |  Documentary, History, Western
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(awaiting 5 votes)
Reviews: write review

The show covers aspects of the prostitution business in the wild west. It starts with the lack of women in the west relative to the number of men after the 1849 gold strike. Prostitutes ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

, (story)
0Check in
0Share...

IMDb Picks: April

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in April.

Related Items

Search for "Brothel Tech" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Wild West Tech.
« Previous Episode | 6 of 41 Episodes | Next Episode »
Edit

Cast

Episode credited cast:
...
Himself - Host
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
James A.E. Fuentez ...
Card Dealer / Season Pilot
Rudy Giececk ...
Himself
Marion S. Goldman ...
Herself (as Dr. Marion S. Goldman)
Drew Gomber ...
Himself
Marcus Huff ...
Himself
Ronald M. Jones ...
Himself
Unique Lenhardt ...
Madame
Thomas Lowry ...
Himself
Phil Spangenberger ...
Himself
Edit

Storyline

The show covers aspects of the prostitution business in the wild west. It starts with the lack of women in the west relative to the number of men after the 1849 gold strike. Prostitutes worked at different levels starting at the top with brothels, saloon women, crib workers, and finally the street walkers at the bottom level. The poor working conditions of the women are covered along with the filthy state of their clients. Their strategic placement in red light districts along with how the red light name was derived from the rail workers red signal lanterns hanging outside the women's businesses. Perceptions of beauty or more importantly the lack of beauty standards of the day are covered. Treatments of the day for STDs are described along with the limited means to prevent them. Methods of birth control, abortion, and drug use are mentioned. The importance of prostitution as a key component of the economy of the times is stressed along with being one of the few livelihoods available ... Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Edit

Details

Release Date:

4 May 2004 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Why the host switch? cpc8472-1
It looks like this show is gone!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!! LukeCoolHand
Wild West Tech On the History Channel pe81171
They should do a little tribute for David Carradine. lordanakinvader
Discuss Brothel Tech (2004) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?