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Adam H. Kerman kirjoitti 11.11.2017 klo 0:39:
> TT<ascii@dprk.kp> wrote:
>> anim8rfsk kirjoitti 10.11.2017 klo 20:19:
>>> In article<b4OdnTa8i_rfdpjHnZ2dnUU7-XWdnZ2d@giganews.com>,
>>>    Ubiquitous<weberm@polaris.net> wrote:
>>>
>>>> anim8rfsk@cox.net wrote:
>>>>> Ubiquitous<weberm@polaris.net> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>>> Tarzan, The Ape Man(1981):
>>>>>> James Parker is in Africa looking for a mythical white ape when his
>>>>>> wife dies. He is joined by his estranged daughter, Jane. Together, they
>>>>>> learn this white ape is Tarzan, a man who was raised by apes in the
>>>>>> jungle. Parker continues to hunt Tarzan, but now with the purpose of
>>>>>> bringing him back to England, dead or alive. Tarzan responds to the
>>>>>> situation by kidnapping Jane, and the two are fascinated by each other.
>>>>>> When natives take Jane with the intent of sacrificing her, Tarzan
>>>>>> springs into action.
>>>>>
>>>>> This the Bo Derek version?
>>>>
>>>> Yes.
>>>
>>> That's actually more faithful than GREYSTOKE was.
>>>
>>
>> To my recollection that doesn't take much.
>>
>> Is the Bo version as bad as the IMDB claims at 3.3?
>> ...and more importantly, does Bo show much?
> 
> She rises from the water... naked. It's a full frontal shot. There's an
> energetic sex scene with O'Keeffe, and she breast feeds a chip (which I
> suppose you have to be John Derek to find erotic). Isn't she naked on
> the lion? She rolls around in his fur.
> 
> It's still Bo Derek. You've seen her Playboy spread, which I think was
> from stills that John shot while they were in production on this movie.
> There's something off putting about the way he shoots her. He always has
> her sucking in her gut. I'm sorry, but that's how I feel.
> 
> I thought her more famous image in 10 from two years earlier, in that
> bathing suit, was more erotic than a lot of what her husband shot in
> this movie. Of course, John Derek had nothing to do with the photography
> in 10.
> 
> Bo, giving one of the all time worst movie performances, has a
> particularly memorable scene in which O'Keeffe is unconscious and she's,
> uh, administering first aide by feeling him up, proclaiming "I've never
> touched a man before." You'll be falling down on the floor laughing,
> and that's guaranteed NOT to be erotic.
> 

Thanks for great summary. I'll put it on my watchlist...

:)