Harry England, a British car salesman on a trip to France meets a Baroness when her Rolls-Royce Breaks down. Read More »
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This film features former Beatle John Lennon and Roy Kinnear as ill-fated enlisted men in under the inept command of Lieutenant Earnest Goodbody. Read More »
The Games is about four marathon runners from different countries who are preparing for the Rome Olympics. Read More »
Hello, Dolly! (1969) Gene Kelly, Barbra Streisand, Walter Matthau, Michael Crawford, Comedy, Musical, Romance, Adventure
A matchmaker named Dolly Levi takes a trip to Yonkers, New York to see the “well-known unmarried half-a-millionaire,” Horace Vandergelder. While there, she convinces him, his two stock clerks and his niece and her beau to go to New York City. In New York, she fixes Vandergelder’s clerks up with the woman Vandergelder had been courting, and her shop assistant (Dolly has designs of her own on Mr. Vandergelder, you see).
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The Knack… and How to Get It (1965) Richard Lester, Rita Tushingham, Ray Brooks, Michael Crawford, Comedy
In England, the times are a changing: it’s mods and rockers. On the day Nancy gets off the London train, cases in hand, looking for the YWCA, Colin has had enough of missing out on the sexual revolution. He begs his smooth (and misogynistic) pal Tolen to teach him ‘the knack’ – how to score with women. Serendipitously, Colin and his new lodger Tom meet up with Nancy while Colin’s buying a bed larger than Tolen’s. The three hit it off, but their simple fun ends when Tolen meets Nancy. Colin is jealous but impotent, and Tolen both attracts and repels her. She swoons, wonders what happened, and cries ‘rape.’ Impish serendipity rubs against unsettling ambiguity; Tolen bolts.
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