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Please Turn Over (1959)

 -  Comedy  -  December 1959 (UK)
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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 ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ted Ray ...
Edward Halliday
Jean Kent ...
Janet Halliday
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Dr. Henry Manners
Joan Sims ...
Beryl
Julia Lockwood ...
Jo Halliday
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
Ronald Adam ...
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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The titillating tale of a teenager who tells about her parents' private life - in print - and has the whole town blushing and rushing to buy the book! 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 »

Goofs

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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Lyrics by John Howard Payne and music by Henry Bishop (aka H.R. Bishop)
Heard as a theme when the film opens
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Very funny British comedy - deserves to be seen.
29 October 2000 | by (midwest US) – See all my reviews

I still think this is one of the funniest movies I have ever seen after 40 years of viewing experience. Any fan of the "Carry On" series will be delighted. I think it is equal to "The Ladykillers" (Alec Guinness, Peter Sellers, Herbert Lom) which also is a "10".


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