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Mimsy Farmer was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. Farmer began her acting career with roles in such films as "Spencer's Mountain" (1963), the drama "Bus Riley's Back in Town" (1965) with Ann-Margret and the crime feature "Hot Rods to Hell" (1967) with Dana Andrews. She also appeared in "Devil's Angels" (1967), "Riot on Sunset Strip" (1967) and "More" (1969). Her film career continued throughout the seventies in productions like the Alain Delon crime picture "Deux hommes dans la ville" (1973), the Elgazi Aissa drama "Mille et une Mains" (1973) and "Les Suspects" (1974). She also appeared in the Marcello Mastroianni comedy "Allonsanfan" (1974). Film continued to be her passion as she played roles in "The Black Cat" (1980), "Un Foro nel Parabrezza" (1983) and "La Ragazza di Trieste" (1983). She also appeared in the drama "La Mort de Mario Ricci" (1983) with Gian Maria Volonte and the action flick "Geheimcode Wildganse" (1984) with Lewis Collins. Farmer more recently acted in "Poisons" (1987).

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Professor Smartie ( 2006-06-23 )

Source: I've seen the movie - available through DVD bootleg sources

One of Mimsy Farmer's most compelling performances was in ROAD TO SALINA (1971) aka Quando il sole scotta. She plays an enigmatic young woman who flirts with and plays mind games with a drifter who might be her long lost brother (Robert Walker Jr.). Some would classify this as Eurotrash but it's something more - genuinely erotic and haunting. But there are also nutty, over the top moments. In some prints Rita Hayworth and Ed Begley can be seen dancing the frug.

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