|It's difficult to focus on the content of his outraged monologue to costar Jeff Bridges as we are confronted by his pale, mashed-potato-lumpy physique which is in no way made more palatable by a cream-colored robe. (This comes after we've already watched a rather sultry young woman fondle his debauched character through his slacks while sitting in a golf cart!)|
|The Best: Thankfully on hand to salve our scorched corneas is a youthful and attractive Jeff Bridges, who has another scene of his in bed, clearly without benefit of pajamas.|
|Bridges eventually sits up and shows off the fact that he's been sleeping au naturel. Just on the cusp of thirty, he was in good shape at this time.|
|During this sequence of the movie, Bridges has a love scene with Belinda Bauer and after he gets up to walk around, the frame zooms in optically - becoming grainy and blurred - and in essence crops out what I am certain was at one point a frontal or partially frontal nude scene. The movie has never been particularly easy to find and has been cut in various different versions, so I don't know if anyone ever got to see him in the altogether before someone took it upon himself to edit it out. But if you're in the right frame of mind, the film has some interest and contains a fairly fascinating supporting cast.|
******* UPDATE!! *******
There was a certain degree of debate as to whether or not this movie had been augmented after its initial release and I am here to tell you that indeed it was. I still don't know who was behind it - so to speak, but someone made the decision to excise Jeff Bridges' rear nudity. Never one to let anything rest if I smell a rat, I have come up with some photographic evidence of the scene as it was ORIGINALLY shown. The shots seen below are not visible on the "restored" prints or the DVD. So strange, annoying and, in a way, untrue to the film as it was intended (and certainly Mr. B. had nothing to be ashamed of.) My apologies for the third or fourth generation quality of the images. It was the best that could be done under such dire circumstances!