The Opening of Misty Beethoven
Director: Radley Metzger Run Time: 116 min. Format: 35mm Rating: X
Release Year: 1976
Starring: Constance Money, Jacqueline Beudant, Jamie Gillis, Terri Hall
George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion meets high budget porn in the adult classic The Opening of Misty Beethoven directy by Radley Metzger. Screening in archival 35mm!
In his erotic retelling of George Bernard Shaw’s classic play Pygmalion, master director Radley Metzger transplants the action to 1970’s New York, Rome, and Paris. We follow noted sexologist Dr. Seymour Love (Jamie Gillis) as he sets for himself the challenge of transforming a lowly streetwalker named Misty Beethoven (Constance Money) into the world’s greatest lover. With the help of his beautiful friend Geraldine (Jacqueline Beudant), Love devises an erotic training program with the goal of seeing Misty crowned “Goldenrod Girl” at famed publisher Lawrence Layman’s next wild party.