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1 hr. 22 min.

Plot Summary
In this documentary, Tessa Blake receives $1 million from her father, Thomas Walter Blake Jr., and decides to make a film about the man who gave her the money. A wealthy Houston attorney, Thomas is lecherous, unguarded and unrepentant, gleefully recounting his sexual exploits to his grown daughter, who does her best to convene the various women in her father's life. Some of the ladies are more forthcoming than others, but all provide a glimpse into Texas wealth and privilege.

Cast: Thomas Walter Blake Jr. , Muffet Criner Adickes Blake , Sandra Tessman Blake , Betty "Boop" Blake , Sharon Simons , Harriet Leasey , Louise Turner , Chelo Maris

Director: Tessa Blake

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: Anchor Bay Entertainment, Castle Hill Productions

Five Wives, Three Secretaries, and Me (1998)

Release Date: October 8th, 1999|1 hr. 22 min.

critic reviews (8)
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  • 38
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    A personal documentary on a family member. The question is, who -- outside of friends and family -- would want to watch it? The answer...is ... beyond me. show more

  • 75
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    An engaging documentary. show more

  • 50
    Lawrence Toppman Charlotte Observer

    (The filmmaker) never does achieve the breakthrough with her father that she and we hoped for. show more

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