Oh dear God, here we go again... Yes, boys and girls, Invitation to Ruin is yet another miscreant masterpiece so sick, foul, mean-spirited, and misogynistic that even roughie-revellers and Findlay-fans will no doubt be appalled....
     Eager to ensure a steady stream of beauties for his white-slavery racket, mobster Ernie Pulaski (MOE WEISE) hires hot shot stud Jerry Sloan (JIM GENTRY) as a “talent scout,” wining and dining women like VINCENE WALLACE (A Sweet Sickness) before sending them off to the castle of hulking mute Mama Lupo, who “conditions” them into subservience with drugs and torture: “It’s like reaching into their brains and pulling out their morals.” But when Jerry falls for Ernie’s daughter Allison (KATHY WILLIAMS of The Ramrodder), he quickly gives Elaine, his current girlfriend and bride-to-be, to Mama, then tumbles into the sack with Allison, who professes her love for him... until daddy shows up with a switchblade and performs some quick penile surgery....
      But wait! Invitation to Ruin doesn’t end there. Nope. Seven years after it first assaulted audiences in 1968, Invitation to Ruin became another genuine Cinematic Mutant when it was revamped, reedited, and rereleased in 1975 with a new title (simply, The Invitation), new footage, and hardcore sex scenes! In this incarnation, a noticeably older (and somewhat bloated) Gentry returns as Sloan, who’s now running his own Pulaski-like prostitution empire and “trading trained and hooked women for heroin.” Out to get him are Inspector Cunio (VICTOR ALEXANDER,“El Sharif” in Ilsa, Harem Keeper of the Oil Sheiks) and Elaine’s