Saturday, June 24, 2017
Thar She Blows!
Some of you may have noticed that I have been 'blasting back to the past' a little bit more than usual over the last few months. There are a lot of sites that featuring clips and captures from new releases, but I like to find material that is not found elsewhere on the net. After featuring Neil Phelps in Sex, Lies and Renaissance earlier this year, I was on the hunt for lesser known older movies featuring a little male skin.
When searching for movies and actors that are lesser known, logically it means that there will be little out there to find. That usually means hunting down, and sometimes buying the movies to cap myself. Now, I had never heard of 1969's Thar She Blows! but when that title showed up during a search, I knew I had to find out more. The title itself had me laughing, and the poster had me hoping there might be more of the actor climbing up the ships mast after the 'she' that I assumed he was hoping to blow, or be blown by.
The actor in question is Alain Patrick, a man who looks as if he could be the love child of actor Helmut Berger and Edward Albert. There was very little about the actor on the net and most searches turned up material on Alain Delon and Alain Patrick. But... there was enough out there to have me intrigued. Like most soft core films from the 60's and 70's, most of the nudity comes from the women, but the director of Thar She Blows! was clearly aware of Patrick's appeal, and in his nude scenes, there is certainly an equal focus on his beautiful body and butt and there is on his female co-star.
This trailer for the 1968 film is @ six minutes long, but is uncencored and gives you a pretty good idea of the feel of the flick.
Thar She Blows! is about what you would expect, but there was enough of Alain to keep me interested, not to mention an especially brutal 'fish hooking' of one of his male co-stars. Alain went on to write and direct, and maybe known to some for his 1972 movie Blue Money about a French-Canadian who gets caught up in the adult film industry, trying to support his wife and baby. I have not had time to finish Blue Money yet, but did get a copy and there is a bit of more of Alain skin that I will share in a future post.