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|Truck Stop Women|
|Directed by||Mark L. Lester|
|Written by||Mark L. Lester|
|Starring|| Claudia Jennings |
Truck Stop Women is a 1974 film, directed by Mark L. Lester and partly financed by Phil Gramm. 
A mother (Lieux Dressler) runs a brothel for truckers on the New Mexico highways and her stable includes her daughter (Claudia Jennings). The daughter is sick of her mother controlling things and begins working with some men from the "Eastern Mafia" who are attempting to take over their operation. 
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Marie Dressler was a Canadian stage and screen actress, comedian, and early silent film and Depression-era film star. In 1914, she was in the first full-length film comedy. She won the Academy Award for Best Actress in 1931.
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