Fun and Games (released in the US as 1000 Convicts and a Woman) is a 1971 British sexploitation film. The film was directed by Ray Austin, and stars Alexandra Hay as an oversexed teenage girl who causes havoc among the inmates of a British prison which is governed by her father. The cast also includes Sandor Elès, Harry Baird and Neil Hallett.
|1000 Convicts and a Woman|
Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Ray Austin|
|Produced by||Philip N. Krasne|
|Written by||Oscar Brodney|
|Music by||Peter J. Elliott|
|Edited by||Philip Barnikel|
The year 1971 in film involved some significant events.Alexandra Hay
Alexandra Lynn Hay (July 24, 1947 – October 11, 1993) was an American actress of the 1960s and 1970s. She was a native of Los Angeles, and graduated from Arroyo High School in El Monte.
Hay's first credited role was in an episode of The Monkees, "Monkee Mother" (episode 27, original airdate March 20, 1967). Her career continued with small roles in the 1967 movies Guess Who's Coming to Dinner and The Ambushers. In the former, she portrayed a carhop who takes an ice cream order from Spencer Tracy’s character.In 1968, she co-starred in the romantic comedy How Sweet It Is! as Gloria, and in Skidoo, as Jackie Gleason's and Carol Channing's daughter, in love with a hippie boy, played by John Phillip Law. She and Law were re-teamed later, in The Love Machine (1971). She also starred in the 1969 film Model Shop. Her later films included Fun and Games (1971) (released in the U.S. as 1000 Convicts and a Woman), How to Seduce a Woman (1974), and The One Man Jury (1978).
Hay had television roles in episodes of Mission: Impossible, Love, American Style, Dan August, Kojak, The Streets of San Francisco, and Police Story. She appeared in the television movies, The F.B.I. Story: The FBI Versus Alvin Karpis, Public Enemy Number One and The Screaming Woman. She was also featured in a February 1974 pictorial in Playboy magazine titled "Alexandra the Great".Hay died in 1993 at age 46, of arteriosclerotic heart disease. She was cremated, and her ashes were scattered off the coast of Marina del Rey, California.American International Pictures
American International Pictures (AIP) was an independent film production and distribution company formed on April 2, 1954 as American Releasing Corporation (ARC) by James H. Nicholson, former Sales Manager of Realart Pictures, and Samuel Z. Arkoff, an entertainment lawyer. It was dedicated to releasing low-budget films packaged as double features, primarily of interest to the teenagers of the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s. Nicholson and Arkoff formed ARC in 1954; their first release was The Fast and the Furious in 1955.Oscar Brodney
Oscar Brodney (February 18, 1907 – February 12, 2008) was an American lawyer-turned-screenwriter. He is best known for his long association with Universal Studios, where his credits included Harvey, The Glenn Miller Story (1954), several Francis movies and the Tammy series.Ray Austin (director)
Ray Austin (born 5 December 1932) is an English television and film director, television writer, novelist and former stunt performer and actor who has worked in both the United Kingdom and the United States. He served as director on episodes of some 50 programmes between 1968 and 1998.Terry Richards
David Terence "Terry" Richards (2 November 1932 – 14 June 2014) was a British actor and stuntman, best known for his appearance as the Arabian swordsman in the 1981 Indiana Jones film Raiders of the Lost Ark. During his career, Richards worked on over 100 productions across film and television; worked in nine James Bond films; fought as a stuntman in scenes with Indiana Jones, James Bond, Luke Skywalker and Rambo; and doubled for Donald Sutherland, Tom Selleck and Christopher Lee.