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The Louisiana Hussy (1959)

Approved | | Crime, Drama | April 1959 (USA)
Cajun newlyweds must deal with the jealousy of his brother, who also loved her, and the arrival of a mysterious seductress in their bayou backwater.

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Cast overview:
Nan Peterson ... Nina Duprez - alias Minette Lanier
Robert Richards ... Pierre Guillot
... Jacques Guillot
... Lili Guillot
Howard Wright ... Cob
... Clay Lanier
Rosalee Calvert ... The Real Minette Lanier
Tyler McVey ... Dr. J. B. Opie
Smoki Whitfield ... Burt - the Manservant
... Callie - the Gris-Gris Woman
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Brothers Pierre and Jacques Guillot are partners in trading furs and Spanish Moss and Jacques is mad at his brother because Pierre is about to marry Lily and Jacques thought he had the inside track on her. Jacques refuses to attend the wedding, and is out gathering moss with his assistant Cob when Callie, an old Gris-Gris woman, leads them to where she has found a badly beaten and unconscious young woman. They take her to Doc Opie just as Pierre and Lily are being escorted to their new home by friends following their wedding. The doctor asks Jacques to carry the beautiful stranger into the newlywed's house where he has her put to bed. Pierre takes an instant dislike to this girl who calls herself Minette. He steps into the bedroom and tells her she has to go but she throws her arms around him and kisses him...just as brother Jacques passes the bedroom window. Later, Minette tells him that Pierre had forced his attention on her while she was ill. Jacques moves her into his shack to ... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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At the end of the movie when Nina is driving the Jeep and pretends to break down, she's driving along mountain roads and you can see mountains in the background. There are NO mountains like that anywhere near southern Louisiana. See more »

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Fast Movin' Trash
25 May 2001 | by See all my reviews

I had to rate this movie a 7/10, because it is a highly entertaining bayou trash romp. The intermittent sex scenes are especially humorous, thanks to the director's and cast's attempts to push the censors' envelope of acceptability to the limit for '59. In fact, the characters' intertwined shadows sometimes get away with more than the characters themselves do! Then there's lots of fightin' and fussin' to keep you interested between the romantic interludes.

We saw this on public TV's One Star Theatre a few years ago, and had a blast watching it. The lead "hussy" is completely unscrupulous and immoral, and she's played against nice, sweet Betty Lynn ('Thelma Lou' of Mayberry fame) to great effect. Enjoy this one for all it's worth, if you can find it!!


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