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The Amazing Transplant (1970)

R | | Fantasy, Mystery | 1970 (USA)
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A seemingly pleasant fellow, Arthur goes berserk and rapes any woman in front of him wearing gold earrings. One woman tells the investigating detective (who is Arthur's uncle) she was raped... See full summary »


Doris Wishman (as Louis Silverman)


Doris Wishman (screenplay) (as Dawn Whitman)



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João Fernandes João Fernandes ... Arthur Barlen (as Juan Fernandez)
Linda Southern Linda Southern ... Mary Thorne
Larry Hunter Larry Hunter ... Det. Bill Barlen
Olive Denneccio Olive Denneccio ... Edie Stone
Sandy Eden Sandy Eden ... Ann Barlen
Kim Pope Kim Pope ... Ms. Evans
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A seemingly pleasant fellow, Arthur goes berserk and rapes any woman in front of him wearing gold earrings. One woman tells the investigating detective (who is Arthur's uncle) she was raped, and flashes back to an erotic love making scene. Another one, a lesbian, relates a story that has to be seen to be believed. Other women flashback to their encounters with Arthur. We find out from a doctor, in another flashback, that Arthur underwent a penis transplant with a just-dead friend, unknowing his friend was a serial rapist who preyed on golden earring-ed women. Written by Jonah Falcon <jonahnynla@mindspring.com>

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His was the most unique of all... women DIED for it!


Fantasy | Mystery


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1970 (USA) See more »

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Sex and the Swinging Girl See more »

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1.85 : 1
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The Unrated 'Special Edition' DVD by 'Something Weird Video' is missing footage and scenes that are present in the out of print Electric Video VHS release. See more »


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Odd Reflection on Sex from another Age
22 April 2011 | by Vornoff-3See all my reviews

This is a movie about a man's penis, however that penis is never shown (what would Lacan say?). It falls into the category of "roughie," which is to say that the plot makes it sound nastier than what we actually see on the screen. Essentially, Arthur, a young virginal man who envies his friend's sexual prowess arranges to have the friend's penis transplanted to his own body when the friend conveniently dies of a rare virus. Having heard that his friend was really into women with gold earrings, Arthur finds that he can no longer control himself when any woman wears gold earrings, and he assaults them, rapes them, and sometimes kills them (it's not clear why he kills some and not others, except that some of them have to survive to tell the tale or the plot doesn't work). Of course, this being a smut film, all the women Arthur encounters wearing gold earrings are of course young and pretty. The rapes are also fairly tame, even by roughie standards, which I tend to attribute to the director, Doris Wishman (an actual woman as opposed to the many pseudonymous women in the business at the time). She also uses the movie as a means of exploring the many ways women respond to rape – some of them blame themselves, some of them are angry at the world, some of them decide they actually liked it after the fact, etc. She also touches on some interesting questions of the then-illegal status of abortion, as the doctor who performs this mad operation is an illegal abortion-doctor. Of course, Doris was no feminist, and this film is today mostly a goofy example of smut from a pre-penetration era, but there isn't another like it, even in the oeuvre of Edward D Wood.

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