Uschi Digard romps around the desert naked. The next day, Raquel visits Franklin's hospital room and gets into bed with him, only to find that he has been murdered. At his desert shack, Harry hears his jeep being stolen by the Apache, who ambushes Enrique on his way back from a drug run and kills him. However, before his audience gets too comfortable, Meyer throws in an outrageous narrative twist that induces the viewer to question the assumed objective of the movie. Harry's boss gets it off with Raquel and Cherry, too. Although confined to an Arizona hospital, Franklin masterminds a massive narcotics operation. Cast This website does not own, host or upload any videos.
Later he drops her off at the hospital where she works. It could be a loop. Film Comment; New York Vol. Following the success of 1968 , the film is notable for the first appearance of actor and Meyer regular playing Harry Thompson, a sheriff and who makes a reappearance in 1975's. Napier's nude scene with Larissa Ely, where they run in the desert, is the first instance of full frontal male nudity in a Meyer picture.
Unfortunately for Enrique, his treasonous fantasies are curtailed when he is ambushed by the Apache. The women also has an erotic encounter between themselves. Apache shows up instead, driving up in Harry's jeep and taunting him with the horn. Harry calls in sick to work so he can spend the day with his lover, Cherry Linda Ashton , a British nurse. Graphic violence, extensive nudity, sexual situations, adult situations, substance abuse, profanity. Yet the celluloid stinks with hard vitality. As Harry and Apache fight to the finish, the entire plot is revealed to have been the product of author Raquel's imagination.
The pair offers Harry a diversion from his duties, including a rather gorgeous sequence where Meyer, again seeking to emphasize the natural pleasure of sex by bonding the act with the surrounding environment, buries actress Linda Ashton in the desert, thereby allowing Harry to sift through the sand in order to dig for Cherry as if she was treasure. Harry's boss gets it off with Raquel and Cherry, too. After making love to Raquel Larissa Ely , a prostitute in Franklin's employ, Harry and his Mexican assistant, Enrique Bert Santos , set up an ambush in the desert. She is soothed by Cherry: the two share a joint, dance, and make love in another hospital room. From his bed the patient commands his minions, including deputy sheriff Harry, Mexican-American syndicate driver Enrique, English nurse Cherry, and mistress Raquel.
Los Angeles Times 7 Aug 1970: g14. Harry makes love to Raquel a prostitute and Cherry a nurse. The fundamental figure within Cherry is Harry, a corrupt square-jawed sheriff who performs the dirty work involved in a marijuana smuggling syndicate operated by Mr. Raquel is in the hospital recovering from the shock of finding Mr. Deputy sheriff Harry Charles Napier , who patrols a desert area on the Texas-Mexico border, is helping crime boss Franklin Franklin H. Franklin, in an operation in which they divert marijuana through the border. Thus Meyer appears to be emphasizing the obvious disparity between the world of women and the domain of men, signifying both the superiority of feminine affection and the inadequacy of masculine destruction.
Starring : Larissa Ely, Charles Napier, Linda Ashton, Uschi Digard Director : Russ Meyer Running time : 71 Minutes Language : English. More breasts and bloodshed from Russ Meyer, with minimal plotting interrupted by staccato clips of naked women frolicking in the dunes. Harry summons Enrique, who is in bed with Raquel, and they go to the desert to look for Apache in order to carry out their plan. The women also has an erotic encounter between themselves. Harry needs the extra money because he has everything invested in a silver mine that has yet to produce. Apache's next victim is Franklin, whom he kills in his hospital bed.
Her newest charge is Franklin, in for a checkup; he demands and gets a rather intimate sponge bath and oil rub. Deputy sheriff Harry Charles Napier , who patrols a desert area on the Texas-Mexico border, is helping crime. A final scene implies that the events we have just seen are from the imagination of Raquel, a writer. Franklin, are as comfortable as possible. However, unlike their male counterparts, who constantly engage in treacherous behavior and share a mutual mistrust of one another, neither woman perceives the other as a threat.
But she's naked and looks great, and that's all the reason Meyer has ever needed. Harry comes out shooting and they trade multiple gunshots. Nevertheless, Meyer has not finished challenging the laws of predictable American narrative filmmaking as he bookends Cherry with another frenzied montage that provides a summation of his salacious story. Harry a corrupt sheriff and his Chicano deputy hunt an Apache who is about to go to the authorities with the news Harry is smuggling marijuana. En route to the mine, however, Enrique is killed in the desert by Apache who brutally runs him down with Harry's jeep.