Lisa Langlois did much nudity.

No, Lisa Langlois did little nudity.

Both are true, depending on your definition. If your criterion is the number of projects with nudity, she tops out at two. This one and Phobia (1980). Very little. But if your definition is the total amount of naked screen time, she did a shitload, mostly in this movie. It was about as close to a full Beart as any American actress has gotten, excepting Mimi Rogers in Full Body Massage. Full frontal and rear.

And was she ever gorgeous in this film!


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To my knowledge, this is the first time this film has ever been seen in digital media. I can’t imagine how the economics could justify issuing a Blu-Ray of this crappy, forgotten Steve Guttenberg movie, but I’m glad they released it. Thanks to the requester for the tip!

We’ve frequently discussed the abundance of nudity in the 1982-1983 era, when youthploitation and screwball comedies were peaking. Nudity was essentially de rigueur for filmmakers and actresses in that era. Therefore, since this is a movie about invisibility, it features the obligatory women’s communal shower scene in addition to the 12 minutes of Lisa Langlois nudity! Two of the naked students were played by scream queens:

Brinke Stevens (far left)


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… and Michelle Bauer (foreground)


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Her other nude role:

Lisa Langlois in Phobia (1980)

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Here are a few more captures, but this source was not as crisp:


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From the comment section:

Dr. Hackenbush says: I looked up Phobia after checking your old post. It has a 4.2 score on IMDB, but……it was directed by the great John Huston! Yeah, the same guy who wrote and directed The Maltese Falcon! What a come down. OTOH, he didn’t get Mary Astor to take her clothes off in The Maltese Falcon (even tho there was a great nude scene in the original novel).

UncleScoopy says: That’s a hard one to figure. The old boy still had good movies in him. Not many years before this, he did The Man Who Would Be King, and some time after this he did Prizzi’s Honor. I just looked up the IMDb scores. Every film he did AFTER this was rated at least 6.6 at IMDb, so he wasn’t senile. This film was truly an aberration in his distinguished career. Maybe he just wanted to see Lisa Langlois naked.

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You may think Annie is as American as apple pie and drive-in burger joints, but in fact her last name is Olsson, and she comes from a place with multiple umlauts where they eat herring for breakfast and make their sandwiches with only one slice of bread.


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OK, of course I know that she’s Swedish, not Norwegian, and the Swedes have less enthusiasm for open-faced sandwiches. I have an anecdote about that. The first day that Shell Norway lent me to Shell Sweden, the Swedish marketing manager took me to lunch and proudly declared, “In Sweden we eat proper continental lunches, not those smørbrød (Norwegian open-faced sandwiches).” His attitude throughout my stay showed that he considered Norway to be Sweden’s unrefined, rural little brother. When I got back to Norway, I asked my Norwegian friends about this rivalry, and one of them summed it up as follows: “Norwegian boys dream that when they grow up they will be Norwegian men. Swedish boys dream that when they grow up they will be French.”

That’s a stereotype of course, but there was a lot of truth to it. The Swedes have long been members of the EU and are proud to consider themselves Europeans. The Norwegians were proud that they did NOT join the EU. To this day, the Norwegians, like the Swiss, have remained outside the EU, although they have a tiny population and the EU has a massive economy and more than 400 million people.

Oh – back to the subject of Ann-Margret …

She has to be one of the most beloved film stars of all time. I can’t remember anyone ever saying a bad word about her.