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The Stewardesses (1969)

X | | Comedy, Drama | 25 July 1969 (USA)
A single eventful night in the lives of a crew of Los Angeles-based, trans-Pacific stewardesses, as they experiment with drugs and engage in various sexual encounters.


Allan Silliphant (as Alf Silliman Jr.)


Allan Silliphant (as Alf Silliman Jr.)




Cast overview, first billed only:
Christina Hart ... Stewardess Samantha
Ronald South Ronald South ... Colin Winthrop (as Michael Garett)
William Condos William Condos ... Captain Brad Masters (as William Basil)
Anita de Moulin Anita de Moulin ... Jo Peters (as Angelique de Moline)
Paula Erikson Paula Erikson ... Tina
Kathy Ferrick Kathy Ferrick ... Cathy
Beth Shields Beth Shields ... Cindy
Janet Wass Janet Wass ... Wendy (as Janet Waas)
Nancy Ison Nancy Ison
Patricia Fein Patricia Fein ... Karen (as Pat Fein)
Jennifer Sommers Jennifer Sommers
Donna Stanley Donna Stanley ... Horney Annie
Carolyn Porter Carolyn Porter
Faith Down Faith Down
Lynn Morgan Lynn Morgan


A single eventful night in the lives of a crew of Los Angeles-based, trans-Pacific stewardesses, as they experiment with drugs and engage in various sexual encounters.

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Audience Restricted to Men and Woman Over 18 See more »


Comedy | Drama


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Did You Know?


During its 1970 run as an X-rated feature-length film (really, a series of unrelated 3D shorts strung together with marginal connecting footage), posters and advertising claimed it was based on a best-selling book, which did not exist. See more »


Due to poor framing of the new 3D camera, when the pilot turns to the left to talk to the copilot, we are never shown the copilot. We only see his hand when he reaches in frame to grab a set of headphones that are hanging up behind them. We also see his arm & hand when he is pushing the stewardess away while the pilot is giving her 'Orination'. See more »

Alternate Versions

Re-released in 1981 with explicit sex scenes with new actors and actresses added. See more »


Referenced in The Greatest Ever 3D Moments (2009) See more »

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Pretty Actresses But No Real Plot
16 October 2015 | by Uriah43See all my reviews

This film essentially revolves around seven or eight stewardesses who have an extended layover in Los Angeles and decide to have some fun. Since there are a number of various subplots within this movie I have decided to list them for the sake of clarity. First, "Samantha" (Christina Hart) happens to meet an advertising executive named "Colin Winthrop" (Ronald South) and because she desperately wants to be an actress eagerly goes out on a date with him. What she doesn't know is that Colin has a hidden secret that he has been nursing for several years and it's going to change their relationship rather dramatically. Meanwhile, "Cathy" (Kathy Ferrick) and "Jo Peters" (Anita de Moulin) go to a club to unwind but eventually head back to Jo's apartment. "Wendy" (Janet Waas), on the other hand, seems to have a thing for men in uniform as she first cavorts with a sailor in bed at the start of the movie and then afterward spends some time with a soldier who has orders to return to Vietnam. Yet another stewardess named "Annie" (Donna Stanley) decides to go home and drop some acid instead. Last, but not least, "Tina" (Paula Erikson) manages to get invited over to a playboy pilot's home which results in "Cindy" (Beth Shields) being left all alone. There is also another stewardess who apparently cheats on her boyfriend but I don't believe her name is mentioned. Now, as I stated earlier, there are quite a number of scenes involving different people and because there is no real character development-or much of a plot for that matter-it's quite easy to get confused on exactly who is doing what. This is the primary weakness of this movie. Throw in an extremely limited budget and awful background music and it's not difficult to understand why this movie has historically been rated so low. Rather surprisingly however, all of the actresses were quite attractive (with Kathy Ferrick being the best of the bunch in my opinion) which certainly helped this film immensely. Additionally, from what I understand there were a couple of promotional gimmicks and revisions done to this movie which dramatically enhanced the bottom line well beyond its actual merits. Of course none of the gimmicks can make this movie any better than it actually is and because of that I have rated this movie accordingly. Slightly below average.

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Release Date:

25 July 1969 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Stewardesses: Special Edition See more »

Filming Locations:

San Diego, California, USA


Box Office


$100,000 (estimated)
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Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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