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The Swinger (1966)

Not Rated | | Comedy | 19 June 1967 (Sweden)
An authoress writes a steaming sex-novel and proceeds to live out her heroine's adventures.

Director:

George Sidney

Writer:

Lawrence Roman
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ann-Margret ... Kelly Olsson
Anthony Franciosa ... Ric Colby (as Tony Franciosa)
Robert Coote ... Sir Hubert Charles
Yvonne Romain ... Karen Charles
Horace McMahon ... Detective Sergeant Hooker
Nydia Westman ... Aunt Cora
Craig Hill ... Sammy Jenkins
Milton Frome ... Mr. Olsson
Mary LaRoche ... Mrs. Olsson
Clete Roberts ... Clete Roberts
Myrna Ross Myrna Ross ... Sally
Corinne Cole Corinne Cole ... Sir Hubert's Secretary
Bert Freed ... Police Captain
Romo Vincent ... Jack Happy
Steven Geray ... Man with Fish
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Storyline

Goody-goody girl journalist Kelly Olsson (Ann-Margret Olsson) poses as a "swinger" to impress the horny stud editor of "Girl-lure" men's magazine (Tony Franciosa) to get him to publish her steaming sex story instead of her posing as his next nude centerfold. She spends the rest of the movie convincing the Girl-lure staff she is the girl in the story she has written about. Written by alfiehitchie

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She swings like nothing ever swung! See more »

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Comedy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 June 1967 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Deliciosa pecadora See more »

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Paramount Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In her autobiography "Speed Bumps" Teri Garr (in 1965, a young background dancer) reveals she was Ann-Margret's double for many shots in the body painting sequence and that the long and messy shoot involved wallowing in colored pudding for hours. See more »

Quotes

Sir Hubert Charles: Sir Hubert doesn't like a challenge! Sir Hubert likes a sure thing!
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References Hollywood's World of Flesh (1963) See more »

Soundtracks

The Swinger
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Lyrics by Dory Previn
Music by André Previn
Arranged by John Williams (as Johnny Williams)
Performed by Ann-Margret
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Cheesy, teasy, bad movie.
25 July 1999 | by otterSee all my reviews

Dreadful sex farce that wishes it had the nerve to be soft-core.

Sixties starlet Ann-Margret plays an good-girl aspiring author who's determined to sell her stories to a girlie magazine, rather than one where people might read the text. It goes downhill from there, editor Tony Franciosa rejects her writing and asks her to pose semi-nude instead, and of course that makes her fall in love with him. And set out to convince him that she's enough of a slut to interest him, by doing things like letting some beefy guys dip her in paint and roll her around a canvas (an unforgettable scene), and pretend to be an alcoholic. So he kidnaps her and tries to rape her, and she runs home to mother (virtue intact) and they both die, and the film is reversed and they don't. I'm not making this up!

Amazingly bad in a very sixties way; if this was the sexual revolution give me the PC nineties.


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