A portion of Louis Jourdan's opening narration from the Billy Wilder-I.A.L. Diamond script, introducing the Rue Casanova, Shirley MacLaine (title character) and her Mec Hippolyte (Bruce Yarnell), in Wilder's Irma La Douce, 1963.
Varla (Tura Satana), the leader of a deadly female gang, tries to crush a muscleman with her car in this scene from Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! (1965), directed by Russ Meyer.
New-on-the-beat cop Nestor (Jack Lemmon) has herded all the girls into the paddy wagon, unaware of the police sanction for prostitution, only Shirley MacLaine (title character) showing any sympathy, in Billy Wilder's Irma La Douce, 1963.
A Parisian policeman (Jack Lemmon) gives up everything for the love of a prostitute (Shirley MacLaine, in Billy Wilder's Irma la Douce, 1963.
Three go-go dancers resort to murder in search of a family's hidden treasure in Russ Meyer's cult classic Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! (1965).
Having bested her pimp in a comic fistfight, newly-fired ingenue policeman Nestor (Jack Lemmon) is invited by Shirley MacLaine (tite character) to her non-work address, in Billy Wilder's Irma La Douce, 1963.
Introduced by narration as an honest policeman, first scene for Nestor (Jack Lemmon), discovering the red-light district and it's leading citizen Shirley MacLaine (title character), in Billy Wilder's Irma La Douce, 1963.
This romantic comedy opens with a resounding warning: its chief concerns are passion, bloodshed, desire, and death. "Everything," exclaims the narrator, "that makes life worth living." Irma La Douce (Shirley MacClaine) wise, endearing, and compulsively clad in green rules the rue Casanova as Paris' most prosperous prostitute. She exultantly works the most coveted corner as cops gladly look the other way and the naughty johns leave tips. Her street is a content community of live and let live and good-natured desire, an Augean stable of human understanding. However, to the area's new policeman, upright Nester Patou (Jack Lemmon), genial wrongdoing is still wrongdoing. Newly promoted from day patrol at a children's playground, the scrupulous Nestor arrests Irma and her colleagues in a bumbling, unauthorized raid. He takes pity on Irma, but harasses the guilty johns — including the police captain. Promptly unemployed, Nester returns to the scene of his crime, the rue, and to Irma. Nester unwittingly takes the position as her pimp after physically besting him. As the two fall madly in love, Nestor begins to grow jealous of Irma's patrons. Thus, he masquerades as a wealthy English aristocrat and becomes Irma's sole customer — only to eventually grow violently jealous of himself. Soon enough, this formally righteous cop is comically jailed for his own brutal murder! As the film's prologue promises, Irma La Douce is a celebration of life from beginning to end — unabashedly adoring lust, emotion, fervor and, above all, foolish love.
Paris? the red-light district. A rookie police officer, Nestor Patou (Jack Lemmon), falls for a beautiful prostitute, Irma la Douce (Shirley MacLaine). Before long, Nestor discovers that the only way to keep Irma is to become her new pimp, and the only way to accomplish that is to knock the block off the present pimp. As a result, Nestor becomes #1 pimp on the block. It is not long, though, before he becomes insanely jealous of Irma's customers. Despairing, Nestor devises a way to keep Irma all for himself, yet allow her to continue in her profession. And when the plan backfires, there is only one person who can help him... but will she believe him? Lemmon's comic performance, under the direction of Billy Wilder, has been compared to some of the great visual comedy of the silent comedians.
A 12-year-old boy, a beautiful stripper, a dog named Spike and a murderous Japanese warlord send Solo and Illya to a mysterious castle where they discover a strange plague that ages its victims.
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