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The Opening of Misty Beethoven (1976)

Pornography meets Pygmalion. Misty, the hooker, meets the sexologist who thinks he can transform her from "the nadir of passion" into someone who inspires passion. While Misty is trained ... See full summary »

Director:

Radley Metzger (as Henry Paris)

Writer:

Radley Metzger (screenplay) (as Jake Barnes)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Constance Money Constance Money ... Misty Beethoven
Jamie Gillis ... Dr. Seymour Love
Jacqueline Beudant Jacqueline Beudant ... Geraldine Rich
Terri Hall Terri Hall ... Tanya
Ras Kean Ras Kean ... Lawrence Layman (as Ras King)
Gloria Leonard Gloria Leonard ... Barbara
Casey Donovan Casey Donovan ... Jacque Beudant - Art Dealer
Mary Stuart Mary Stuart ... Flight Attendant with Cigar
Jenny Baxter Jenny Baxter ... First Flight Attendant (as Janet Baldwin)
Tia von Davis Tia von Davis ... Pilot's Wife (as Cynthia Gardner)
Nancy Dare Nancy Dare ... Blond Maid (as Helene Simone)
Marlene Willoughby Marlene Willoughby ... Final Maid with Seymour (as Marlene Parker)
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Storyline

Pornography meets Pygmalion. Misty, the hooker, meets the sexologist who thinks he can transform her from "the nadir of passion" into someone who inspires passion. While Misty is trained for her big test, seducing a homosexual artist, the relationship between the doctor and Misty remains unsettled. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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She learned to swallow her pride...

Genres:

Adult | Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

X | See all certifications »
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Trivia

Ras Kean came up with the hairstyle he sports in this film. See more »

Quotes

Misty Beethoven: Ripe mango, take two...
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Alternate Versions

The Italian Editon by Noctuno is an extended version of Misty Beethoven with footage not seen in the original film. Some of the extra footage was used in Barbara Broadcast (Misty's bondage sequence) and Maraschino Cherry (Misty with the matador). All other cutting room floor footage can be found in the Distribpix Misty Beethoven DVD extras. See more »


Soundtracks

Giovane Flirt
(uncredited)
Written by Alessandro Alessandroni
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Has to be the best
25 February 2007 | by pregeauSee all my reviews

I am cleaning my porn collection, throwing away so many films that have pleased me for years. And then, I come to "The opening of Misty Beethoven ". I take the time to re-watch it for the umpteenth time. and the magic still works. Kuzos for the scenario ( for instance,how brilliant to start it all in gay Paris ); for the acting of this unique porn male actor, Jamie Gillis, superb here as he may never be; for the presence of lovely Jacqueline Beaudant, so credible in her ecstasies; and, last but not least, the magnificent Constance Money, the unique Misty, the gorgeous, still frail-looking goddess of this unique production. And what about the music: this haunting beat-rising, savage and tender rhythm accompanying the love scenes (for that is what they are: real lovemaking action, no smut here, no way! ) This movie has to be in a class by itself, suffering no comparison to any other sex-explicit "pellicula". No doubt about it, Henry Pachard has surpassed himself. And " Misty Beethoven will stay here, in my Vidovic among all the others, all types merged, a jewel of its own.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 November 1976 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

Society See more »

Filming Locations:

Eiffel Tower, Paris, France See more »

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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor) (credited in pressbook only)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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