The Nightcomers

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When The Nightcomers was first released back in 1971, I remember Michael Winner’s chiller caused a bit of a media storm because of for what was then graphic and violent sex scenes between Marlon Brando and Stefhanie Beacham. Being 13 years old at the time and a mass of raging hormones it was little wonder that I can still remember the moaning of people like that dreadful guardian of the countries morals Mary Whitehouse in the newspapers, especially when accompanied by photos of Stefhanie Beacham’s heaving bosom. She didn’t like Dr Who or Alice Cooper much either.

Looking just a touch too young to blag my way past the commissionaire at the local Odeon I never did get to see the movie at the cinema and as it’s not a film that has been shown on TV that often I was delighted to hear that Network were going to reissue…

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