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Three Hats for Lisa (1965)

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Three young Cockneys take a day off work to meet a foreign movie star at Heathrow airport. She joins them and their taxi driver while she collects some typically British hats. The main rule... See full summary »

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Sidney Hayers

Writers:

Leslie Bricusse (original story), Leslie Bricusse (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Joe Brown Joe Brown ... Johnny Howjego
Sophie Hardy ... Lisa Milan
Sidney James ... Sid Marks
Una Stubbs ... Flora
Dave Nelson Dave Nelson ... Sammy
Peter Bowles ... Pepper
Seymour Green Seymour Green ... Signor Molfino
Josephine Blake Josephine Blake ... Miss Penny
Jeremy Lloyd ... Guards Officer
Michael Brennan Michael Brennan ... Police Sergeant
Eric Barker Eric Barker ... Station Sergeant
Howard Douglas ... Cinema Caretaker
Dickie Owen Dickie Owen ... Policeman
Norman Mitchell ... Truck Driver
Arnold Bell Arnold Bell ... Hilton Doorman
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Three young Cockneys take a day off work to meet a foreign movie star at Heathrow airport. She joins them and their taxi driver while she collects some typically British hats. The main rule of the game is to steal a hat from its wearer, so the film is a musical chase around Swinging Sixties London, evading press and police. Written by Mitch Park

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One Mild Magical Musical Day in London

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Comedy | Musical

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Trivia

This film appears to be loosely based on an actual event which took place in London in 1956 when Russian athlete Nina Ponomaryova took 5 hats from a London store without paying for them. See more »

Connections

References No Hiding Place (1959) See more »

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L O N D O N (London Town)
(uncredited)
Written by Leslie Bricusse
Performed by Joe Brown, Sophie Hardy, Sidney James, Una Stubbs and Dave Nelson
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Three hats for Lisa
28 January 2007 | by ruffykins81See all my reviews

I saw this movie as a child and loved it! I never knew what it was called until I Googled it today, been trying to fond out for 20 years! We've always referred to it as that hat movie! It would be dodgy by today's standards for sure, but I still remember it and I haven't seen it since I was 10. I even remember my mum ringing me up at a friends house to tell me the movie was on. I ran home so I could watch it (this in the days before VCRs). If you want to see a movie in the vein of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Around the World in Eightly Days, Magnificent Men, etc; one that contains good, clean wholesome adventure, I can't recommend this enough.


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 May 1965 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Három kalapot Lizának See more »

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Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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