Addresses some of the major 60s social issues - a bored rich London-girl from Chelsea decides to go "slumming" in depressed Battersea, getting a flat and starts factory-work and makes friends... of which one has to get an illegal abortion.
Harry patiently executes a 15-year plan to accumulate enough wealth to start a new life, faking his own suicide, leaving his loveless marriage and former life behind, and strives to do it without really hurting anyone.
Several individuals consult a marriage bureau, including a peer of the realm, his butler, a lonely school teacher, a French girl on the run, a country vicar, and a newspaper reporter, sent by his editor, to do an undercover story.
On a seaside holiday, pretty Bristol typist Shirley meets Dan Mackenzie from her local paper. He persuades her that she has what it takes in the world of beauty contests, and so it proves. ... See full summary »
The crafty and experienced waiter Albert keeps things running smoothly at the Jolly Fiddler Hotel, and he is the only one who can placate the crabby justice of the peace who is a permanent ... See full summary »
since i was a little boy , i have heard about this film , i have never seen this film , i wanted to say , that as a child in england in the late 1940's my mother said that this was her all time favorite movie,so i am sure that it has some merit! since i have never seen this film i really do not have the right to comment on it. it seems to me that this film has left a very tangible impression on my mother. so in conclusion i would say that this is a film was well worth seeing! ever though i have never seen it. i am no film critic , i would say give it a try ! you may find that it is a wonderful link to another era in cinema.thank you.
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