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Please Turn Over (1959)

The orderly suburban life of a 1950's English town is turned on its head when the teenaged daughter of one of the residents writes a steamy bestseller featuring characters obviously based ... See full summary »

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Ted Ray ...
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Janet Halliday
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Dr. Henry Manners
Joan Sims ...
Beryl
Julia Lockwood ...
Tim Seely ...
Robert Hughes
Charles Hawtrey ...
Jeweler
Dilys Laye ...
Millicent Jones
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Ian Howard
June Jago ...
Gladys Worth
Colin Gordon ...
Maurice
Joan Hickson ...
Saleswoman
Victor Maddern ...
Manager
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Mr. Appleton
Cyril Chamberlain ...
Mr. Jones
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The orderly suburban life of a 1950's English town is turned on its head when the teenaged daughter of one of the residents writes a steamy bestseller featuring characters obviously based on the local population. They begin to see themselves and their neighbours in a surprising new light. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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You'll flip...over the fun in PLEASE TURN OVER...from the producers of "Carry On Nurse" See more »

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December 1959 (UK)  »

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Den kære leg  »

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Leigh Madison replaced Anne Sharp See more »

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When stickler for punctuality Edward (played by Ted Ray) arrives at his office building, a huge outdoor clock clearly gives the time as 9.30. He then walks into the office, where an equally huge clock shows the time as 9am exactly. See more »

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Home! Sweet Home!
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Music by H.R. Bishop
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Another film from the Carry On team
26 March 2012 | by (london) – See all my reviews

For some strange reason this film has evinced reviews which either claim that this film is the funniest thing since sliced bread or a dismal broad farce.It in my opinion is neither.It does have some funny moments but is not as consistently funny as some of the Carry Ons nor does it have great actors in every part.After all it has to be said that Ted Ray is no Sid James.Also it must be added that the idea that a 17year old schoolgirl in the early 60s could have the experience or knowledge to write a racy book is extremely unlikely.Furthermore the section where the actors play their alter egos from the book does go on a bit too long ,is a bit repetitive and not that funny.It is a reasonably funny if unmemorable film.


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