Based on the racy novel by Kathleen Winsor, FOREVER AMBER stars Darnell as a beautiful 17th-century English girl born into poverty who sees promiscuity as the only way to wealth and happiness. She bed-hops her way through lovers Wilde, Russell, and Langan, and eventually winds up as the
favorite concubine of Sanders, who plays King Charles II. But promiscuity has its price, and Darnell winds up losing the only man she ever really loved, Wilde, who takes their child and moves to America. While the production was surprisingly lavish (the budget was something around $6.5 million),
the film suffers from its inability to detail the eroticism of the story (which was what...