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Lilith Likes to Watch - The Private Afternoons of Pamela Mann

Title:  The Private Afternoons of Pamela Mann Year:  1974 Starring:  Barbara Bourbon, Jamie Gillis, Georgina Spelvin Director:  Radley Metzger Synopsis:   A housewife is tracked by a private investigator hired by her wealthy husband. - Via IMDB Lilith's Notes:  An interesting plot, one of the first films inducted into the XRCO. "We prefer the classic term...peeping toms." The Private Afternoons of Pamela Mann  is the tale of a psychotherapist who quite enjoys sex. Her husband, suspecting her of cheating, hires of private detective to follow her and film her escapades. Watching a Radley Metzger film in a post- Money March  world is an interesting experience. Knowing what we know now, it sort of puts his output in a new light. In spite of that, sometimes his films, for a moment, speak for themselves. The film has Metzger's usual signature wit. Some lines made me snicker. You can see and hear the beginning of what would become Misty Beethoven , Barbara Br