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The Adventures of Sadie (1953)

Our Girl Friday (original title)
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
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Jimmy Carrol
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Pat Plunkett
Robertson Hare ...
Professor Gibble
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Spinster
Walter Fitzgerald ...
Captain
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Mrs. Patch
Felix Felton ...
Mr. Patch
Lionel Murton ...
Barman
Anthony Tancred ...
Smithers
Michael Meacham ...
Schooner Officer
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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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1 December 1953 (UK)  »

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This film was also called "Our Girl Friday" in some countries. See more »

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The Bikini worn by Joan Collin's character Sadie, supposedly made on the island out of a piece of cloth taken from a sailor, is obviously professionally made and fitted, not something that could be made without any equipment on an island. See more »

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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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Three guys and Joan Collins on a desert island.
1 November 2002 | by (bahamas) – See all my reviews

Very funny and inventive tale about three guys marooned on a desert island with snooty Joan Collins. Terrific characterization - the jerk, the dithering old man and the cheeky know-it-all sailor. Kenneth More at his cheerful best as the sailor, veteran Robertson Hare at his scatterbrained finest and George Cole at his most obnoxious. And then there's Joan Collins. Still learning how to act but who cares when she spends ninety percent of the movie in a bikini? The object of lust from all angles and no wonder. When one looks at the sorry state of so many of today's comedies it's a delight to look back on this one and get more than a few laughs from genuine characters and situations. A nice addition for the collection.


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