The First Nudie Musical (1975) - Rotten Tomatoes

The First Nudie Musical (1975)

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Movie Info

The owner of a financially foundering skin-flick production company decides that the only way to save it is to put on a Busby Berkeley-esque pornographic musical -- sort of a Broadway meets Times Square affair. Ribald humor, bawdy songs and plenty of skin abounds in this sophomoric satire that while unabashedly trashy, has developed a bit of a cult following. Songs include: "The First Nudie Musical," "The Lights and the Smiles," "Lesbian Butch Dyke," "Five Dancing Dildos," "Perversion," "Honey, What Ya Doin' Tonight," "I Don't Have to Hide Anymore," "Where Is a Man."

Cast

Stephen Nathan
as Harry Schechter
Bruce Kimmel
as John, John Smithee
Alan Abelew
as George Brenner
Diana Canova
as Juanita
Alexandra Morgan
as Mary La Rue
Hy Pyke
as Benny
Herb Graham
as Frankie
Rene Hall
as Dick Davis
Susan Stewart
as Joy Full
Wade Crookham
as Mr. `Orgasm'
John Kirby
as Bad Actor
Vern Joyce
as Assistant Director
Jan Praise
as Cameraman
Jane Ralston
as Buck-and-Wing Girl
Claude Spence
as Old Man Schechter
Chris Corso
as Pervert
Susan Gelb
as Tapper
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Critic Reviews for The First Nudie Musical

All Critics (1)

I will never understand the cult status of this film.

September 11, 2003 | Rating: 2/5

Audience Reviews for The First Nudie Musical

½

How could this be a cult classic? At the brink of bankruptcy, the production company must produce a pornographic musical to save the day. Filled with outrageous numbers and cheeky nudity. The First Nudie Musical is a flimsy comedy even laugh tracks won't save it.

Sylvester Kuo
Sylvester Kuo

Super Reviewer

½

I just love movies about making movies! This one is very 70s, it's very funny, and the songs are funny too. I liked it.

Aj V
Aj V

Super Reviewer

Not near as dirty as one would think of a movie with wall to wall nudity all the way through it. In fact, it has kind of a childlike, endearing and naive sense of comedy throughout it. I really liked this and Kimmel's Spaceship, finding them both very funny and Kimmel to also be a very funny performer. It's a shame that he seemed to give up on comedy shortly after this.

Christopher  Brown
Christopher Brown

Super Reviewer

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