Lorna (1964)

77 mins | Melodrama | 1964

Director:

Russ Meyer

Writer:

James Griffith

Producer:

Russ Meyer

Cinematographer:

Russ Meyer

Editor:

Russ Meyer

Production Company:

Eve Productions
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CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
PRODUCER
Prod
WRITERS
Orig story
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
FILM EDITOR
Film ed
MUSIC
Mus coordinator
Mus coordinator
SOURCES
SONGS
"Lorna," music and lyrics by Hal Hopper.
COMPOSER
DETAILS
Premiere Information:
Los Angeles showing: 11 September 1964
Copyright Claimant:
Eve Productions
Copyright Date:
1 February 1964
Copyright Number:
LP26951
Duration(in mins):
77
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Lorna has been married for 1 year to James, a poor but hard-working laborer in a salt mine. Bored with her life in a shack by a canal, Lorna takes nude swims in a nearby stream, and there she is raped by an escaped murderer. Although she resists her assailant, Lorna enjoys the experience and takes the fugitive home to continue their lovemaking. They are interrupted by James, who, having been taunted by his co-workers into a fist fight over his sexual prowess with his wife, picks a fight with the fugitive, during which both Lorna and the fugitive are accidentally killed. (The film is introduced by and ends with the appearance of a prophet, who asserts that sin requires ... +


Lorna has been married for 1 year to James, a poor but hard-working laborer in a salt mine. Bored with her life in a shack by a canal, Lorna takes nude swims in a nearby stream, and there she is raped by an escaped murderer. Although she resists her assailant, Lorna enjoys the experience and takes the fugitive home to continue their lovemaking. They are interrupted by James, who, having been taunted by his co-workers into a fist fight over his sexual prowess with his wife, picks a fight with the fugitive, during which both Lorna and the fugitive are accidentally killed. (The film is introduced by and ends with the appearance of a prophet, who asserts that sin requires retribution.) +

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Legend
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Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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