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Kitten with a Whip

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Kitten With a Whip

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
Unrated
runtime:
82 minutes
performer:
Ann-Margret, John Forsythe
director:
Douglas Heyes
distributor:
Universal
author:
Douglas Heyes
genre:
Drama

We gave it a B

Things go from groovy to drag city for a local square when a jailbait juvie escapee holds him hostage in Kitten with a Whip, a 1964 young-rebel drama that’s delightfully dated. (Purrs the titular feline, ”I feel so shiny good about you.”) The Hyphenated One, Ann-Margret, is a comically overwrought torando of vamp, tramp, and camp: Drag queens need look no further for a Halloween costume. B

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