Cinema: Queen Klong

EMMANUELLE

Directed by JUST JAECKIN

Screenplay by JEAN-LOUIS RICHARD

This deliquescent soft-core number from France is being distributed by a major studio (Columbia) with the benefit of a full-scale ad campaign. No exclusive linage in the sex sheets, no adhesive stickers for the walls of public toilets. Emmanuelle is being hyped as a classier breed of porn. It is as if being French somehow makes it fancier. Accordingly, there are windy full-page newspaper ads that inquire coyly, "What is the most sensual part of your body?" Several of the more likely possibilities are dismissed before the lofty conclusion is reached: the mind, the...

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