1970’s possibly early 80’s movie with very intelligent boy

Trying to figure out the name of a movie I saw in the early 80’s.  It was in color and in English. I saw it on TV, but it was definitely too mature to be shown on regular network tv, so I’m guessing it was on HBO or some other paid cable channel. I was too young (at the time)to be seeing a movie like this, and I only remember one scene from it. The scene involved a young boy that was either a pre-teen or very early teen, and he spoke very intelligently.  He seemed to be much smarter and wiser than his years. I want to say the accent was English but I’m not sure. Anyway, in the scene, he is sitting up in bed, and a woman who I believe to be his stepmother or possibly just a maid or girlfriend of the father, is standing in the doorway of the boy’s room. It seemed that the boy had some information on the woman, and he was kind of blackmailing her with it. I believe she asked him what he wanted in order to insure he kept her secret. The boy told her something like “I wish (want) to see you in your natural presence (or state)”.  Then, reluctantly, the woman began removing her clothes.  I’m not sure what year the movie is from, but it had a very late 70’s early 80’s feel to it.

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  1. He was not blackmailing her. The woman wanted to know information regarding his dead mother. This woman is now the new girlfriend of his father. The boy was willing to tell if she stripped.

    The name of the movie is:
    What the Peeper Saw (1971)
    “Diabólica malicia” (original title)

    IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0067489/

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