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Primitive Love (1964)

L'amore primitivo (original title)
"Doctor" Jayne Mansfield is in Italy to show a peer her documentary about mating customs from around the world while at the same time having to deal with two bellhops who have an idea or two about mating with Jayne.

Director:

Luigi Scattini

Writers:

Massimo Pupillo (story) (as D.M. Pupillo), Luigi Scattini (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Jayne Mansfield ... Dr. Jane
Franco Franchi ... Franco, Hotel Porter
Ciccio Ingrassia ... Ciccio, Hotel Porter
Mickey Hargitay ... Hotel Bell Captain
Carlo Kechler Carlo Kechler ... The Professor
Lucia Modugno Lucia Modugno
Gaetano Quartararo Gaetano Quartararo
Alfonso Sarlo Alfonso Sarlo ... (as Alfonso Sarto)
Eugenio Galadini Eugenio Galadini
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"Doctor" Jayne Mansfield is in Italy to show a peer her documentary about mating customs from around the world while at the same time having to deal with two bellhops who have an idea or two about mating with Jayne.

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It's the wildest, maddest, sexiest film of the year!

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

17 August 1964 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Primitive Love See more »

Filming Locations:

Rome, Lazio, Italy

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Runtime:

(DVD)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Connections

Referenced in Fear, Panic & Censorship (2000) See more »

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Bella Come Te
Performed by Pippo Caruso (as Pippo Caruso)
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Jayne's wild wild world!
18 August 2005 | by hilljayneSee all my reviews

What a hoot as we have our beautiful and glamorous Jaynie playing "herself" but as an anthropologist who shows her "professor" footage (some of it actual) of the mating habits of tribes and people all across the world. There are a couple of scenes that are not for the faint of heart as a chicken and a pig are sacrificed in some mating rituals. But of course, we have two dance numbers where the beautiful La Mansfield shakes her groove thing! There is a comic pair in this much like Jerry Lewis and Dean Martin. They don't get on your nerves as much as has been reported and they are actually rather cute. The DVD version of this movie is almost like being in the actual theater. The film gets a 10 for one reason, Jayne Mansfield. We are even given a treat as she does a variation of her famous 1963 'Satire On The Strip'.


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