“The stunt-cock is here!”
A director (Bruce Kimmel), producer (Stephen Nathan), and secretary (Cindy Williams) try to save their film studio from bankruptcy by making an adult musical within two weeks.
Genres, Themes, Actors, and Directors:
- Satires and Spoofs
Response to Peary’s Review:
This “minor but amusing parody of both porno films and ‘let’s-put-on-a-show’ musicals” was a box-office flop at first, but eventually became a cult hit (a process which Peary describes in great detail in his second Cult Movies book). Cindy Williams shows great promise as a comedienne — a talent borne out in 1981’s quirky UFOria — and she’s surrounded by a cast of “spirited and brave” co-stars. While I agree with Peary that highlights most definitely include the auditions and the “Dancing Dildoes” number:
… I disagree that the film’s visuals “aren’t erotic enough”; this movie intends to satirize porn, not aspire towards it.
- Cindy Williams’ dead-pan performance as Rosie
- The hilarious auditions
- The amusing songs (including “Lesbian Butch Dyke” and “Let Me Eat You”)
No, but it’s worth a look as one of the few attempts to explicitly bridge the worlds of adult films and mainstream movie-making. Discussed at length in Peary’s Cult Movies 2 (1983).