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Hollywood Playgirls & Shadytown

Hollywood Playgirls & Shadytown

The Film Hollywood Play-Girls (1966) Directed by J.X. Williams with an original soundtrack by Spindrift. Fresh from the success of Peep Show (1965) – a conspiracy thriller about the JFK assassination that received critical acclaim in Europe, J.X. Williams redirected his focus upon the darkness in his own backyard. Hollywood Play-Girls (1966) occupies a transitional moment in American cinema. No longer constrained by the rigid moral scrutiny of the Hays’ code, filmmakers began to experiment with more frank depictions … Read entire article »

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“Shadytown (Theme from Hollywood Play Girls)” Video Premiere

“Shadytown (Theme from Hollywood Play Girls)” Video Premiere

Posted by IFC.com Opening sequence of lost J.X. Williams film found, restored, and given a score by Spindrift. Vigilante director J.X. Williams is best known for his 1965 “found footage” picture, “Peep Show,” which made liberal use of scenes from other films in it’s assemblage. Williams’ story then takes a turn into shadowy late 60?s conspiracies, mafia connections and other intrigues fit for the silver screen, before he flees to Zurich where he’s spent the last 30-some years … Read entire article »

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