January 10, 2020

Episode 451: Venus in Furs (1969)

Guest Co-Hosts: Samm Deighan, Brad Jones

Taking its title from the notorious book by , Jess Franco's Venus in Furs (1969) stars James Darren as Jimmy Logan, a musician who can blow a cool horn. He finds the corpse of a woman he had seen at a party, the mysterious Wanda (Maria Rohm). When Wanda shows up -- alive and seducing -- shortly thereafter, Jimmy becomes obsessed with her, despite his loving relationship with chanteuse Rita (Barbara McNair).

Brad Jones and Samm Deighan join Mike to discuss Franco's film as well as an alternate cut of the movie along with a few other adaptations of the Sacher-Masoch story.

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Links:
Buy Venus in Furs on DVD
Buy Venus in Furs by Leopold Von Sacher-Masoch

Music:
"Phantom From The Past" - Manfred Mann
"Venus in Furs" - Velvet Underground
"Venus In Furs (End Credits)" - Manfred Mann

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