Salon Kitty

Salon Kitty

Director: Tinto Brass Cast: Helmut Berger
Helmut Berger
, Ingrid Thulin
Ingrid Thulin
, Teresa Ann Savoy
Teresa Ann Savoy
Tinto Brass
Salon Kitty

Salon Kitty

Director: Tinto Brass Cast: Helmut Berger
Helmut Berger
, Ingrid Thulin
Ingrid Thulin
, Teresa Ann Savoy
Teresa Ann Savoy
Tinto Brass

Blu-ray (Color / Wide Screen)

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Tinto Brass scored his first major international success with this shocking but stylish tale of decadence in the Third Reich, inspired by a true story. Madame Kitty (Ingrid Thulin) is the proprietor of one of Berlin's most luxurious brothels, where many members of the Nazi high command are her regular customers. Kitty is approached by Helmut Wallenberg (Helmut Berger), an S.S. official who orders her to shut down her business and act as his partner as he founds a new bordello, which will exclusively cater to the elite of the Nazi Party and the German military. Unknown to Kitty, Wallenberg's brothel has been staffed entirely by women recruited by the S.S. for their loyalty to the Reich, and each room has been equipped with secret recording devices, which will allow Wallenberg and his staff to not only gather blackmail material against troublesome officers, but to discover who might be expressing disloyal thoughts about Hitler's regime when their guard is down. Margherita (Teresa Ann Savoy), a pretty young prostitute working for Kitty, is especially devoted to both her job and her country, but when she falls in love with Biondo (John Steiner), a German officer and frequent customer who has grown disillusioned with both the war and National Socialism, she discovers the true purpose of "Salon Kitty," and sets out to destroy the operation, with Kitty's help. Both a scandal and a success in Europe, Salon Kitty initially played the exploitation circuit in the United States in an edited version titled Madame Kitty, though the shorter version still earned an X rating.

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Product Details

Release Date: 11/23/2010
UPC: 0827058701099
Original Release: 1975
Rating: NR
Source: Blue Underground
Presentation: [Wide Screen, Color]
Time: 2:14:00
Sales rank: 8,707

Special Features

Inside Salon Kitty - interview with director Tinto Brass; Designing Salon Kitty - interview with produciton designer Ken Adam; International trailer; U.S. trailer; Radio spots

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Helmut Berger Wallenberg
Ingrid Thulin Kitty
Teresa Ann Savoy Margherita
Bekim Fehmiu Hans
John Steiner Biondo
Stefano Satta Flores Dino
Dan van Husen Rauss
John Ireland Clift
Rosemarie Lindt Susan
Paola Senatore Marika
Sara Sperati Helga
Tina Aumont Herta Wallenberg
Maria Michi Actor
Ullrich Haupt Actor
Luciano Rossi Actor
Gianfranco Bullo Actor
Gigi Ballista Actor
Margherita Horowitz Actor
Clara Colosimo Actor
Malisa Longo Actor
Alena Penz Actor
Bruno Nicolai Conductor

Technical Credits
Tinto Brass Director,Editor,Screenwriter
Ken Adam Production Designer
Fiorenzo Carpi Score Composer
Ennio de Concini Screenwriter
Ermanno Donati Producer
Enrico Fiorentini Art Director
Maria Pia Fusco Screenwriter
Silvano Ippoliti Cinematographer
Jost Jakob Costumes/Costume Designer
Roberta Licurgo Producer
Bruno Nicolai Musical Direction/Supervision
Ugo Pericoli Costumes/Costume Designer
Giulio Sbarigia Producer
Jan Schlubach Art Director

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