****SPOILERS*** In studying the lives of middle to upper class suburban women in L.A. for prominent psychologist Dr. George C. Chapman, Andrew Duggan, his horny assistant Paul Redford, Efrem Zimbelist Jr, got romantically involved with one his subjects the pretty but cool, as an iceberg, to sex Kathleen Barclay, Jane Fonda,that really screwed things up for the serious, in his work, Dr. Chapman. It was the other three subjects in Dr. Chapman's study that resulted into him re-examining his study that most women don't cheat on their husbands. The fact that Kethleen's husband Boy-not the Boy in the Tarzan movies-,John Baer, who was more interested in flying then in getting his rocks off or having sex with her was killed in a crash while flaying a fighter plane that broke up in mid-air which was a major reason her becoming celibate.
There's divorcée Naomi Shields, Claire Bloom,who after making it with the water-boy, Chad Everett, delivering Poland Spring Water later hooked up with band leader Wash Dillon,Corey Allen, who in fact was married with children. After she was told by Redford to straighten out her life she got fully involved with Dillon's band of beatniks in a midnight jam and sex session and ended up being gang raped by the band members after getting her drunk on whiskey and vodka and everything else in between. Hurt & humiliated by what happened to her Naomi ended up killing herself with an overdose of sleeping pills before the booze, that helped kill her, wore off. Another victim of Dr. Chapman's meddling in people's lives was actress Tereas Harnish, Gynis Jones, who being being interviewed by one of his aids ended up getting involved with beach boy Ed Karski, Ty Hardin, who while playing touch football on the beach-stripped down to his skimpy shorts-remained her of a Greek God she saw at a local art museum. Eddie who in Teresa encouraging him to have sex with her responded by him man not woman handled her so brutally that she ended up losing all interest in sex with him or any one else. And the last of Dr. Chapman's victims middle-age Sarah Garnell, Shelly Winters, who was cheating behind her husband Frank's, Harold F. Stone, back with her acting coach Fred Linden, Ray Danton, who was also married but estranged from his wife. In that by her getting mixed signals by him in how much in love he was with her ended up leaving Frank and planning to shack up with Danton at a swingers commune. Only to later-in less the an hour-come back crawling on her hands & knees begging Frank for forgiveness and for him to take her back! That's when she found out that lover-boy Linden was planning to drop her for a much younger chick, one of his students, and check out together with her to Mexico City!
Not as shocking as it was back in 1962 before the sexual revolution came into full swing and made the actions of those on the screen look like child's play in comparison.In fact the only good results out of this meaningless study by Dr. Chapman was that both Paul Redford and Kathleen Braclay the only two who seemed to be normal ended up getting married and hopefully staying together; Which is more then any of the other persons who were subjected to what turned out to be the very flawed Chapman Report, in reporting that as much as 97% of married couples in the USA didn't cheat on their spouse's, that ended up ruing their marriages and relationships as well as their very lives.
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