Mayflower Madam

Mayflower Madam

Lou Antonio (1987)

92min
18 Certificate
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Review

Our Score
This fact-based TV movie wastes the talents of lead actress Candice Bergen. She plays Sydney Biddle Barrows, a debutante descended from America's founding fathers (and mothers) and so thought of as an aristocrat, who ended up running a high-class "escort service of fantasy girls" and made headlines for over a year in the 1980s. The real-life Barrows turns up in a cameo role, but there's little else of interest.

Summary

Fact-based drama based on the life of former debutante Sydney Biddle Barrows, a descendent of the Mayflower pilgrims, who became notorious as the proprietor of a high-class New York escort agency. Candice Bergen, Chris Sarandon and Chita Rivera star.

Cast & Crew

Sydney Biddle Barrows Candice Bergen
Matt Whittington Chris Sarandon
Virginia Caitlin Clarke
Frank Gullett Jim Antonio
Tammy Debra Rogers
Hilary Leslie Hardy
Pamela Victoria Loving
Eddie Robert Silver
Risa Dickstein Chita Rivera
Peggy Eaton Sydney Biddle Barrows
Director Lou Antonio
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Other Information

Language: EnglishColourAvailable on: video
Drama