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Wife Swappers, The (1970)

The cult of wife swapping in London is shown in a series of six dramatised episodes portraying the various ways in which married couples become attracted to the pastime and its effect on their lives.

The pseudo-documentary begins with a blonde – dressed only in a leather raincoat -being snatched from Westminister Bridge by muscle men in sunglasses who drive her to the countryside, undress her and order her to swim naked to a boat where an unknown horror awaits . . .

The film mainly focuses on Ellen (Valerie St. John) and Paul (James Donnelly), a bored couple who enlist the help of swingers Jean (Joan Hayward) and Leonard (Larry Taylor).

All the goings-on are accompanied by a babbling pseudo psychiatrist.

Largely forgotten today, The Wife Swappers was one of the most successful British films at the tail end of the Swinging Sixties and is something of a Brit-sleaze classic.

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Narrator
David Gell
Paul
James Donnelly
Leonard
Larry Taylor
Ellen
Valerie St. John
Cliff
Denys Hawthorne
Sheila
Bunty Garland
Carol
Sandra Satchwith
Marion
Fiona Fraser
Jean
Joan Hayward

Director
Derek Ford