Paul, the owner of a topless go-go bar on the Sunset Strip, isn’t having a good day. His girlfriend, unbeknownst to him, is planning to rob his club, and his wife is having an affair with the hunky bartender. —IMDb
Russell Albion “Russ” Meyer (March 21, 1922 – September 18, 2004) was an American motion picture director, producer, screenwriter, cinematographer, editor, actor, and photographer.
Meyer is known primarily for writing and directing a series of successful low-budget sexploitation films that featured campy humor, sly satire, and large-breasted actresses.
Russ Meyer was born in San Leandro, California to William Arthur Meyer, a German-American police officer, and his wife Lydia Lucinda Hauck Howe. His parents divorced shortly after he was born, and Meyer was to have virtually no contact with his father during his life. When he was 14, his mother pawned her wedding ring in order to buy him an 8mm film camera. He made a number of amateur films at the age of 15, and served during World War II as a U.S. Army combat cameraman for the 166th Signal Photo Company. It was in the Army that Meyer forged his strongest friendships, and he would later ask many of his fellow combat cameramen… read more
I owe so much to Russ Meyer. A filmmaker whose voice inspired me to see closer in movies and the understand their rhythm. Russ shines brightly on the short list of American Surrealist Filmmakers. He truly is one my favorites and this one proves why. The movie is nothing but energy projected through a madman's lens! Its poppycock to say this is one of his weakest efforts when it has everything he already established.