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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Fontaine
Oliver Tobias ... Tony Blake
... Vanessa
Mark Burns ... Leonard
Doug Fisher ... Sammy
... Ben Khaled
Tony Allyn ... Hal
Emma Jacobs ... Alex
Peter Lukas ... Ian Thane
... Maddy
... Lord Newton (as Constantin De Goguel)
Merlyn Ward ... Peter (as Guy Ward)
... Anne Khaled
... Lawyer
Franco De Rosa ... Franco
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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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28 September 1979 (USA)  »

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Discoteca club privado  »

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$1,000,000 (estimated)
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Joan Collins once described this movie as " . . . a rather erotic and sensual story, but sophisticated - like Shampoo (1975) or Alfie (1966). Ever since I read the book, I have wanted to play Fontaine [Khaled]. She's the arch-bitch goddess, but there's another dimension. There's a lot of sadness there, and a lot of pain." See more »

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

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joan collins...wow....
1 June 2000 | by See 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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