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Bananas

(1971)

Woody Allen, Howard Cosell, ...

Embarrassing sex in ''Bananas''

THE CHARACTERS Product tester-turned-Latin American revolutionary Fielding Mellish (Woody Allen, left) and political activist Nancy (Louise Lasser, center)

THE SCENE As Fielding and Nancy consummate their marriage under the covers, legendary ABC sportscaster Howard Cosell (right) is on hand to give the play-by-play, as well as to conduct the post-game interviews.

EMBARRASSMENT QUOTIENT High for Fielding, who has to defend a performance that was apparently not his A-game.

EW MOVIE GRADE A-

Originally posted Aug 18, 2005