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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 »

Director:

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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...satisfaction guaranteed

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 Auf Wiedersehen, Pet: A Home from Home (1986) See more »

Soundtracks

The First Noel
(uncredited)
Traditional
Arranged by Denis Rycoth (pseudonym of Sidney Torch)
Chappell Recorded Music Library
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I enjoyed it, Joan and Oliver make it better than it could have been.
11 November 2007 | by tAYLOR_308See all my reviews

I enjoyed this movie, Joan Collins is the only actress that could pull it off. She has the ability to play these roles without letting it become silly, or needlessly pornographic. She has the charisma of a true golden era movie star, but her roles are daring, unique and push the envelope. She brings an energy that is so youthful to her roles; which is great in these movies and Dynasty where she is at an age where most women are no longer seen at all, never the less sexy and beautiful. She shows that there is life after you are mature, and she makes it look fun. The messages in the film are interesting; both the men and the women have their own angles on each other and what is happening, neither is really a victim. Infidelity and promiscuity are seen in all socioeconomic levels in society. From peasants to kings sex is happening and has happened. There are also consequences for each character but they happen and life goes on. Some people are put off by the sexuality of the film but Fontaine is a jets disco owner in the seventies, it fits the character.


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