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The Adventures of Sadie (1953)
"Our Girl Friday" (original title)

 -  Comedy  -  1 December 1953 (UK)
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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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Sadie Patch
George Cole ...
Jimmy Carrol
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Pat Plunkett
Robertson Hare ...
Professor Gibble
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Spinster
Walter Fitzgerald ...
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Hattie Jacques ...
Mrs. Patch
Felix Felton ...
Mr. Patch
Lionel Murton ...
Barman
Anthony Tancred ...
Smithers
Michael Meacham ...
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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 <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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If You Were The Only Girl In The World
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Written by Nat Ayer and Clifford Grey
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nice, amusing comedy
4 January 2010 | by (United States) – See 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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