Lady Magdalene's

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Lady Magdalene's
Directed by J. Neil Schulman
Produced by J. Neil Schulman
Written by J. Neil Schulman
Starring Nichelle Nichols
Music by Daniel May
Cinematography Scott MacDonald
Edited by J. Kent Hastings
Distributed by Amazon Prime
Release date
February 2, 2008 (San Diego Black Film Festival)
Running time
116 minutes[1]
Country United States
Language English
Budget $500,000[2]

Lady Magdalene's is a film directed, written and produced by J. Neil Schulman and starring Nichelle Nichols (who also received an executive producer credit). The movie was J. Neil Schulman's debut as a director, and Nichelle Nichols's as a producer.


Jack Goldwater, an IRS agent on loan to the Federal Air Marshal Service, is relieved of field duty after insulting a powerful U.S. Senator, and finds himself exiled to a humiliating desk job in Nevada as the federal receiver managing a legal brothel in tax default, where—with the help of the brothel Madam, Lady Magdalene—he uncovers an Al Qaeda plot to unload a nuclear-bomb-sized crate at Hoover Dam.

Cast (opening titles)[edit]

  • Nichelle Nichols as Lady Magdalene
  • Ethan Keogh as Jack Goldwater
  • Susan Smythe as Angel
  • Claudia Lynx as Scheherazade
  • Alexander Wraith as Yassin Salem
  • Mark Gilvary as The Director & FBI SAC Broderick
  • J. Neil Schulman as Ali the American
  • Said Faraj as Gamal Hosny
  • Mara Marini as Nurse Gretchen
  • Vince Martorano as IRS Agent Lewis Heinlein
  • Hope McBane as Sinead
  • Michele Redmond as Eden
  • Keyaria Rodriguez as Pixie


The movie was produced by Schulman's own film company Jesulu Productions. After film-festival play the full movie was released on YouTube.[3]


The film won three film-festival awards: "Best Cutting Edge Film" at the 2008 San Diego Film Festival,[4] "Audience Choice -- Feature-Length Narrative Film" at the 2008 Cinema City International Film Festival held on the Universal Hollywood Citywalk,[5] and "Special Jury Prize for Libertarian Ideals" at the 2011 Anthem Film Festival/FreedomFest held at Bally's Las Vegas.[6]


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