Tuesday, April 14, 2009

DVD Evaders: Pretty Maids All In A Row (1971)

One of my absolute favorite films, PRETTY MAIDS ALL IN A ROW is a movie that defies categorization. Sometimes it's a teen coming of age tale. Other times it's a wacky late 60's early 70's sex comedy. And then it's also an all-star murder mystery. The most oddest fact about this picture is that it was produced & written by Star Trek's Gene Roddenberry (James Doohan shows up in the film as Telly Savalas' sidekick!) I guess Gene was trying to shake off the fact that his show was canceled by coming up with this doozy of a script. Or maybe it was his chance to be around so many fine lookin' 70's babes.

Either way, PRETTY's got something for everyone. So why hasn't MGM put this fun film out on DVD for the world to enjoy?

Opening scenes (with super catchy theme song by The Osmonds!):

***UPDATE 10/7/10 - Warner Archives has now released Pretty Maids All In A Row on DVD exclusively from their website. Yay!


Deep Dish said...

Hey, Michael, I like this groovy film, too. Rock and Angie are both great in it!

Amanda By Night said...

I still have to see this.

Did you ever see that movie Savalas made called Beyond Reason? I pulled out my vhs copy. I think he wrote and directed. What an artist!

Cinema Du Meep said...

Telly Savalas: There is no equal.

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