Surely To God

Margaret Moores

1989, 23:00 minutes, colour, English


Surely To God is an elaboration of the affair of Jane and Wendy depicted in Frankly, Shirley (1987). In Surely to God, the lovers are convinced that their sexual energies give them special insights into the selection of winning numbers for lotteries and other games of chance. Complications arise when their winning lottery ticket is misplaced.

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Critical Writing

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by Cameron Bailey. Now, Jan. 4, 1990, v. 9, no. 17.
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by Becki Ross. Fuse, June 1990, v. 13, no. 5.
Lesbian chronicler sends up pleasure
by Susan G. Cole. Now, Sept. 21, 1989, v. 9, no. 3.