Let My Puppets Come

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Let My Puppets Come
(aka Let My Puppets Go)
Directed by Gerard Damiano
Produced by Lucy Roth
Written by Gerard Damiano
Cinematography Beyen C. Mitchell
Edited by Bill Bukowski
Gerard Damiano
Release date(s) 1976
Running time 45 minutes (cut)
75 minutes (uncut)
Country United States
Language English

Let My Puppets Come (aka Let My Puppets Go) is a 1976 pornographic film written and directed by Gerard Damiano,[1] and starring Al Goldstein, Lynette Sheldon, Penny Nichols, and Gerard Damiano. All the sex scenes in the film are between puppets or puppets on human.

Background[edit]

While Damiano may have been more noted for the Caballero[disambiguation needed] studios' project Deep Throat, he created Let My Puppets Come using both human and puppet actors, and was perhaps the first of its kind in the United States.[2] The title was intended as a parody of the 1976 Broadway musical Let My People Come and the film was released the same year as the first airing of the television series The Muppet Show, being referred to as "a sexy muppet movie".[3]

Plot[edit]

Owing a mob boss half a million dollars which must be paid in 24 hours, a group of executives comes up with ideas for, and films, a pornographic movie.

Cast[edit]

Reception[edit]

Robert Firsching of Allmovie called the film "light-hearted", noting that the director "uses the novelty of a cast consisting mostly of Muppet-style marionettes". While remarking that the plot is a standard one of producers trying to create a film that will bring attention to their studio, he concludes that "Damiano keeps the style breezy and charming enough that the film is unlikely to offend many potential viewers".[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Pryor, Ian (2004). Peter Jackson: from Prince of splatter to Lord of the rings (illustrated ed.). Macmillan. pp. 68 & 89. ISBN 0-312-32294-1. OCLC 9780312322946. Retrieved 26 April 2010. 
  2. ^ Worley, Alec (2005). Empires of the imagination: a critical survey of fantasy cinema from Georges Méliès to The lord of the rings (illustrated ed.). McFarland & Co. Pub. ISBN 0-7864-2324-2. OCLC 9780786423248. 
  3. ^ Kerekes, David (2003). David Kerekes, ed. Headpress 25: William Burroughs & the Flicker Machine (illustrated ed.). Headpress. pp. 100–101. ISBN 1-900486-26-1. OCLC 9781900486262. Retrieved 26 April 2010. 
  4. ^ Firsching, Robert. "Let My Puppets Come". All Movie Guide. Retrieved December 27, 2012. 

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