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The Stud (1978)

Fontaine Khaled is the wife of a wealthy but boring businessman. She spends his money on her nightclub, the hobo, and partying. She hires a manager, Tony, to run her club, but it is ... See full summary »

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Quentin Masters

Writers:

Jackie Collins (novel), Jackie Collins (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Joan Collins ... Fontaine
Oliver Tobias ... Tony Blake
Sue Lloyd ... Vanessa
Mark Burns Mark Burns ... Leonard
Doug Fisher Doug Fisher ... Sammy
Walter Gotell ... Ben Khaled
Tony Allyn Tony Allyn ... Hal
Emma Jacobs Emma Jacobs ... Alex
Peter Lukas Peter Lukas ... Ian Thane
Natalie Ogle ... Maddy
Constantine Gregory ... Lord Newton (as Constantin De Goguel)
Merlyn Ward Merlyn Ward ... Peter (as Guy Ward)
Sarah Lawson ... Anne Khaled
Jeremy Child ... Lawyer
Franco De Rosa Franco De Rosa ... Franco
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Storyline

Fontaine Khaled is the wife of a wealthy but boring businessman. She spends his money on her nightclub, the hobo, and partying. She hires a manager, Tony, to run her club, but it is understood that his job security is dependent on him satisfying her nymphomaniac demands. Tony loses interest in Fontaine, and turns his attention to her young step daughter, who uses him to get back at Fontaine for cheating on her father. Written by <mbishara@netcomuk.co.uk>

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Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 September 1979 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Discoteca club privado See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK See more »

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Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Barbara Cartland once said of Jackie Collins' novel The Stud: "It's a nasty book - filthy and disgusting! I hardly slept after reading it!" See more »

Goofs

Felicity Buirski (Deborah) calls herself "Felicity" several times in the dialogue. See more »

Alternate Versions

For the US release, extra disco footage was added. See more »

Connections

Referenced in 100 Greatest Sexy Moments (2003) See more »

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Moonlighting
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Written by Leo Sayer and Frank Farrell
Performed by Leo Sayer
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joan collins...wow....
1 June 2000 | by jammsSee all my reviews

although the movie was not as explicit as the book, it had it's moments.

joan collins plays the part of the bitchy hedonistic adultering wife( a role she embodied in Dynasty as Alexis for almost 9 years!!) to the tee. she has all the moves, the look and the body language. she plays the part of the manipulative, dominating and captivating 40 yr old woman in her prime to such perfection,that it leaves oliver tobias, to play his role as the "stud" with all the enthusiam one could muster for such a role(not much to do but perform on call and bonk the remaining women in the cast).

walter gotell ( the head of the kgb in bond flicks) is wasted in what could have been a meaty role.

emma jacobs does her best as she transcends from an innocent girl who beds the "stud"(after she meets him the first time and finds out he is "doing" her step mom)to one who uses sex as revenge(when she rejects his amorous advances during his visit to her mother's house) and is then promptly not shown until the end of the movie. sad, because it could have been penned into a longer and more interesting role.

the rest of the movie is pretty slow as it follows the tacky night life of the 70's in london, especially the end where after a new year's party, tony blake is happy to be out of the night ife( i would have thought it would be from too much sex)

A part not to be missed is the "orgy scene" in the swimming pool...that was quite a scene!!!!

only worth a watch for joan collins fans who want to catch a glimpse of the early shades of Alexis Carrington Colby..


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