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SoCalDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 02:32 AM
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"My wife and I were very shocked but we watched it until the end "
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/somerset/4212207.stm
Sex movie mix-up shocks couple

A devout Baptist couple who bought a Doris Day DVD from a supermarket were shocked to find a sex film instead. Alan and Anne Leigh-Browne, from Wellington, Somerset, had been expecting to enjoy The Pajama Game. Instead they were confronted by Italian sex film - Tettone che Passione, which translates Breasts, What a Passion.

"Some topless young women appeared and started talking in Italian... it's not what you expect from a Doris Day film," Mr Leigh-Browne said.

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The couple, regular attendees at their local Baptist church, settled down with a cup of tea to watch the 1957 musical which has a U (universal) certificate. "It was a pretty raunchy, explicit film, it certainly pulled no punches," Mr Leigh-Browne said.

"My wife and I were very shocked but we watched it until the end because we couldn't believe what we were seeing.

"The film became progressively more graphic, there was no plot to it, it was just sex." Alan and his wife Anne, 60, a retired teacher, complained to Safeway the next day and all copies of The Pajama Game were removed from the store.


Story from BBC NEWS:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/pr/fr/-/1/hi/england/somerset/...

Published: 2005/01/27 13:12:28 GMT

BBC MMV
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LeftyMom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 02:40 AM
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1. "We were so shocked,
we watched several scenes more than once to be sure of what we were seeing. Did you know Italian skin flicks have multiple camera angles?" the shocked couple continued.
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drhilarius Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 02:44 AM
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2. "When the man with the mustache asked 'il blumpkino?', well...
we just had to know what he meant. big mistake."
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sendero Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 06:39 AM
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11. LOL....
.... now THAT'S funny :)
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Duncan Grant Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 02:51 AM
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3. Masters of understated humor!
Another great find by SoCalDem. :D
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SoCalDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 04:55 PM
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13. They showed great restraint by waiting until the next day to return it
I wonder if the rewound the tape :)
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SheWhoMustBeObeyed Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 03:44 AM
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4. I take it that they wouldn't have complained about it if only
it'd had a plot. :silly:
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orleans Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 04:25 AM
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5. "But before we returned it we invited some of our friends over
from the church to show them this horrible, despicable, disgusting trash. Babs made everyone a cup of tea and we prayed and called the Minister. Of course, when he finally arrived we had to watch the film for a third time. By then it was getting light out and we were exhausted...so we all went out for breakfast."

The folks at the Baptist church said just to be on the safe side they planned on returning to the supermarket to purchase several other Doris Day films to make sure they were "decent". These films would include "With Six You Get Eggroll", "The Glass Bottom Boat",
"That Touch of Mink", "It's A Great Feeling", "Lover Come Back", "Pillow Talk", and "Where Were You When the Lights Went Out". After that they would definitely boycott Doris Day films.

When asked how this spicy-to-smutty mix-up could have happened, the supermarket manager (who we'll just call "Ted") gave a wry smile and said: "No comment."

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izzie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 04:46 AM
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6. I am glad they watched it. Shows their values.
Getting your money worth.
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RadicalMom Donating Member (734 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 04:46 AM
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7. Gosh, I don't know which of you to applaud, but that was a good laugh
already. Bravo!

I can't wait to see "Debbie Does Doris."
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MrSandman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 04:56 AM
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8. We were so shocked at what we saw...
It has caused us extreme emotional anguish. The Missus is now suffering from Post Dramatic Stress. We can't look at each other the same way again...

From: Leigh Browne vs. Safeway
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KG Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 05:01 AM
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9. gee, i'll bet the folks that rented the italian porn flick were upset!
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sendero Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 06:41 AM
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12. Yes..
.... now THEY have a lawsuit :)
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guitar man Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 06:12 AM
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10. bwahahahhahah
I bet they banged like a couple of monkeys on viagra after it was over. Probably couldn't get to the bedroom fast enough!
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tigereye Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 05:05 PM
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14. I think that story is kind of cute
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