By Terry Southern

A darkly hilarious, wildly erotic satire of Hollywood

King B., the world's such a lot well-known filmmaker—winner of a string of Oscars and awards from Cannes to Venice—takes on a brand new undertaking: the costliest, star-studded, top quality, X-rated movie ever made. He joins forces with manufacturer Sid Krassman, who's made a fortune with B video clips, and Angela Sterling, a misunderstood intercourse image who longs to do "serious" paintings. After convincing the principality of Liechtenstein to host the construction in trade for a distribution particular to spice up tourism, King B. and Krassman arrive with forged and group to make The Faces of affection. whereas preserving the character of the movie mystery from American bankers, King B. strains up a bunch of ecu and American big-name stars. yet note leaks out to the neighborhood non secular teams and probably even the Vatican. among the Cardinal's makes an attempt to sabotage creation and the massive egos or even higher libidos backstage, the firm plummets into hilarious anarchy.

Blue motion picture is comedian eroticism at its best—populated by means of over-the-top characters, memorable discussion, and perverse vignettes, and coloured through razor-sharp insights into the movie industry.

This e-book beneficial properties an illustrated biography of Terry Southern together with infrequent photographs and never-before-seen files from the author's property.

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Persikov answered so curtly that the visitor shuddered visibly again. Nevertheless he had taken the liberty of disturbing the famous scientist. Time is money, as they say ... the Professor didn't object to his cigar, did he? "Hrmph, hrmph, hrmph," Persikov replied. " "Balderdash! What life? " He perfectly understood the modesty that is an invariable attribute of all true scholars... of course... There had been telegrams today... In the cities of Warsaw and Riga they had already heard about the ray.

It was entitled "The Embryology of Pipae, Spadefoots and Frogs", price 3 roubles. State Publishing House. But in the summer of 1928 something quite appalling happened... CHAPTER II. A Coloured Tendril So, the Professor switched on the light and looked around. Then he turned on the reflector on the long experimental table, donned his white coat, and fingered some instruments on the table... Of the thirty thousand mechanical carriages that raced" around Moscow in 'twenty-eight many whizzed down Herzen Street, swishing over the smooth paving-stones, and every few minutes a 16,22, 48 or 53 tram would career round the corner from Herzen Street to Mokhovaya with much grinding and clanging.

Within another twenty-four hours the tadpoles grew fantastically into such vicious, greedy frogs that half of them were devoured by the other half. The survivors then began to spawn rapidly and two days later, without the assistance of the ray, a new generation appeared too numerous to count. Then all hell was let loose in the Professor's laboratory. The tadpoles slithered out all over the Institute. Lusty choirs croaked loudly in the terrariums and all the nooks and crannies, as in marshes. Pankrat, who was scared stiff of Persikov as it was, now went in mortal terror of him.

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