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Lila (1968)

A topless dancer attracts, seduces, then murders the men she sleeps with. She does it with a twist, however; she kills them with garden tools.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Susan Stewart ...
Lila
Steve Vincent ...
Sgt. Collins
James Brand ...
Lt. Ryan (as M.K. Evans)
Vic Lance ...
Tiger
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Cathy
Janu Wine ...
Angel
Stuart Lancaster ...
Frank
John Caroll ...
Ben
John LaSalle ...
Fred
Hinton Pope ...
Chief Barnes
Bethel Buckalew ...
Bartender
Lyn Armondo ...
Real Estate Woman
Norton Halper ...
Tenant
Judith Crane ...
Dancer
Cheryl Trepton ...
Dancer
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Storyline

A topless dancer attracts, seduces, then murders the men she sleeps with. She does it with a twist, however; she kills them with garden tools.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Like a Female Mantis... to LOVE her was to DIE! See more »

Genres:

Romance | Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

19 June 1968 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Lila: Mantis in Lace  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$35,000 (estimated)
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(Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Soundtracks

Lila
Theme Song
by Vic Lance
Sung by Lynn Harper
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Psychedlic murder!
27 June 2004 | by See all my reviews

A terrible exploitation film of the late 60's with a sweet actress in the lead role. The cops are really terrible (as actors and cops). The only standout part of the film is the presence of the incredible Pat Barrington. There's nobody quite like her. This director has made better films (The Agony of Love). The sound quality is particularly bad.

The title song is excruciatingly awful as is most of the muzak. As I mentioned, if not for Pat Barrington, this would be totally unwatchable. Ms. Barrington should have played the lead instead of playing the belly dancing stripper. She has attributes the other females in the cast do not possess.


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