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Rattle of a Simple Man (1964)

When a group of northern soccer fans are down in London for the Cup Final one of their number winds up with a lady of the night. As they talk, the unsophisticated and naive lad starts to ... See full summary »

Director:

Muriel Box

Writers:

Charles Dyer (screenplay), Charles Dyer (based on his original stage play)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Harry H. Corbett ... Percy
Diane Cilento ... Cyrenne
Thora Hird ... Mrs. Winthram
Michael Medwin ... Ginger
Charles Dyer ... Chalky
Hugh Futcher ... Ozzie
Brian Wilde ... Fred
Alexander Davion ... Ricardo
David Saire David Saire ... Mario
Barbara Archer Barbara Archer ... Iris
Michael Robbins ... George (Organiser)
George Roderick ... Papa
Marie Burke ... Mama
Carole Gray ... District Nurse
John Ronane John Ronane ... Willie
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Storyline

When a group of northern soccer fans are down in London for the Cup Final one of their number winds up with a lady of the night. As they talk, the unsophisticated and naive lad starts to believe he has found true love. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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A girl can RATTLE a man...but it isn't that SIMPLE! See more »

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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 December 1964 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Verführen will gelernt sein... See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Thora Hird receives a 'Guest star' credit. See more »

Goofs

When Ginger approaches Cyrenne at the bar of the club, and she supposedly stubs her cigarette on his hand, in the next shot it is perfectly lit. See more »

Quotes

[Percy is interested in the life of a prostitute]
Percy Winthram: Do you have *normal* meals?
Cyrenne: [sarcastically] No, they give us special food. Extra vitamins, Technicolor pills.
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One of my all time favorite movies, with wonderful British Humor!
3 October 1999 | by Jim-504See all my reviews

Saw this movie in 1967 or 1968 while deployed to the Western Pacific aboard USS Ranger. When this movie arrived, all thought it was a "clunker." Turned out to be what we called "a real sleeper." Wonderful tale of turning the tables on a bunch of people who want to make a fool of someone, totally at the victims expense, and fail miserably, and they then become victims of their own stupidity. British humor woven splendidly into all the plots. Would love to acquire a copy.


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