The Very Naked Canvas (1965)

70 mins | Comedy | 1965

Director:

Jerome Jacobsen

Writer:

Manuel Roth

Producer:

Savarino Lopez

Cinematographer:

Robert Campbell

Production Company:

Stereo Productions
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HISTORY

Location scenes filmed at Sunny Heights Lodge and in Greenwich Village. ...

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Location scenes filmed at Sunny Heights Lodge and in Greenwich Village.

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DETAILS
Premiere Information:
Maryland license : 22 Sep 1965
Production Date:

Physical Properties:
Sound
Color
Eastman Color by Movielab
Duration(in mins):
70
Country:
United States
SYNOPSIS

Greenwich Village artist Otto Franz Krone receives an assignment from a popular "nudie" magazine to make a series of sketches of beautiful nudes for publication each month. After some initial difficulty--one model, Darlene Hall, is rejected because she has appeared previously on a competitive magazine; another woman disappears before Otto can finish his sketch--Otto finds a suitable first model, redheaded Ellen Simms, winner of a beauty contest at a nearby nudist camp. At the suggestion of the magazine's publisher, Ellen dyes her hair blonde, and Otto's drawing of her is accepted. The film's ending finds Otto chasing after a ravishing ...

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Greenwich Village artist Otto Franz Krone receives an assignment from a popular "nudie" magazine to make a series of sketches of beautiful nudes for publication each month. After some initial difficulty--one model, Darlene Hall, is rejected because she has appeared previously on a competitive magazine; another woman disappears before Otto can finish his sketch--Otto finds a suitable first model, redheaded Ellen Simms, winner of a beauty contest at a nearby nudist camp. At the suggestion of the magazine's publisher, Ellen dyes her hair blonde, and Otto's drawing of her is accepted. The film's ending finds Otto chasing after a ravishing brunette.

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