also known as BROTHEL WARS and GAMES THAT
LOVERS PLAY and TWO GIRLS
starring: Joanna Lumley · Penny Brahms · Richard Wattis · Sydney Arnold
· Diane Hart
set in 1920s England, John Cleland's notorious 18th century heroine Fanny
Hill (played here by Joanna Lumley) squares off against D H Lawrence's
19th century erotic icon Lady Chattlerly (Penny Brahms). For this
film, both young ladies are prostitutes (even though neither were actually
prostitutes in their original incarnation) and their Madams have wagered
them against each other to discover which brothel has the best whores.
The girls first have the task of seducing the 'impossible' - a transvestite
and a priest - both presumably gay. Then they compete in a quest for the
same man, an elderly nebbish wine merchant.
was a very early role for Joanna Lumley who ventured into Hammer Studios
for numerous parts (including SATANIC
RITES OF DRACULA) before a lucrative 40 year career in television,
both in America and the UK. Ms Lumley, acting today in her mid 70s, is
reportedly still quite embarrassed by this movie. Her costar, Penny Brahms,
quit the movie business in 1972 (at age 21) when she married industrialist
Malcolm Leigh was essentially a short-subject documentary filmmaker. This
was his second full length film (and obviously NOT
a documentary). Two years earlier, he made LEGEND
OF THE WITCHES, the first movie released in the UK showing full
frontal female nudity.
British film in English language; fullscreen uncut (86 min.)
NTSC DVD format, encoded for ALL REGION,
playable on any American DVD machine. Extras include selected trailers.
Recommended for Adult Audiences