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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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Drama | Romance

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28 September 1979 (USA)  »

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$1,000,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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This movie was the first ever filmed adaptation of a novel by Jackie Collins. A number of filmed adaptations of her novels immediately followed after the box-office success of this picture. They included The World Is Full of Married Men (1979) and The Bitch (1979). See more »

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

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Referenced in Tabloid (2010) See more »

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I'm Not in Love
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Written by Graham Gouldman and Eric Stewart
Performed by 10CC
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Underrated Gem from a bygone era
30 April 2017 | by See all my reviews

From reading the reviews on here they seem to be a mixed bag, too many people on here who post reviews are trying to hard to be next Barry Norman, The Stud is the classic cult movie, yes it's outlandish in parts, majority of cast turn up and deliver a performance, even the bad actors try, it's not meant to be Shakespeare, it's what it's meant to be an easy watch, from a bygone era, a time capsule of 1970s London, Collins is on top form, Mark Burns "Leonard Grant" almost steals the movie with surreal bits of wisdom, Doug Fisher delivers the best lines, yes it's seedy, dark,silly in parts but it's a classic.


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