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The Adventures of Sadie (1953)

Our Girl Friday (original title)
Approved | | Comedy | 1 December 1953 (UK)
Rich Sadie Patch is marooned on a desert island after an emergency on her cruise-ship. With her are Irish stoker Pat, prickly young Jimmy Carrol, and bald and bookish Professor Gibble. All ... See full summary »

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Noel Langley

Writer:

Noel Langley (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Joan Collins ... Sadie
George Cole ... Carrol
Kenneth More ... Pat Plunkett
Robertson Hare ... Gibble
Hermione Gingold ... Spinster
Walter Fitzgerald ... Schooner Captain
Hattie Jacques ... Mrs. Patch
Felix Felton Felix Felton ... Mr. Patch
Lionel Murton Lionel Murton ... Barman
Anthony Tancred Anthony Tancred ... Smithers
Michael Meacham Michael Meacham ... Schooner Officer
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Storyline

Rich Sadie Patch is marooned on a desert island after an emergency on her cruise-ship. With her are Irish stoker Pat, prickly young Jimmy Carrol, and bald and bookish Professor Gibble. All fancy their chances. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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Certificate:

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 December 1953 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

The Adventures of Sadie See more »

Filming Locations:

England, UK See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor) (uncredited)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This film was also called "The Adventures of Sadie (1953)" in some countries, being the original release title in the U.K. . See more »

Goofs

The Bikini worn by Joan Collins' character Sadie, supposedly made on the island out of a piece of cloth taken from a sailor, is obviously professionally made and fitted, not something that could be made without any equipment on an island. See more »

Quotes

Mr. Patch: I wish it was opening time.
Sadie Patch: You've only just drunk your lunch.
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Featured in Talkies: Remembering Kenneth More: Part One (2019) See more »

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If You Were The Only Girl In The World
(uncredited)
Written by Nat Ayer and Clifford Grey
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nice, amusing comedy
4 January 2010 | by guenzeldSee all my reviews

I'm not quite sure what film some of the reviewers were watching when they heaped their venom upon this unassuming and cute little comedy,but it wasn't OUR GIRL Friday (aka ADVENTURES OF SADIE). Perhaps they were watching one of the several dreadful video versions available, or one of the severely cut versions. But if they had seen a nice, clear and complete version of this film I feel certain they would find in it, as I did, a pleasant diversion.

Lovely photography of Majorca (a clear video copy required to appreciate this!) coupled with some fun acting by all concerned make this an amusing story of men shipwrecked with the beautiful Joan Collins. Good humor situations and good dialog abound.

I'd term this a good snack/popcorn movie. Find that good, clear copy (rumor has it that, at long last, a decent DVD of it is about to be released) sit down on the sofa with your spouse and enjoy yourself. I can't think of a higher recommendation than that.


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