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Why Bother to Knock (1961)

Don't Bother to Knock (original title)
A romantically active travel agent gives all his girlfriends keys to his flat - too many to keep count of!

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Bill Ferguson
Nicole Maurey ...
Lucille
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Ingrid
June Thorburn ...
Stella
Rik Battaglia ...
Guilio
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Maggie Shoemaker
Dawn Beret ...
Harry
Scott Finch ...
Perry
Eleanor Summerfield ...
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Father
Colin Gordon ...
Rolsom
Kenneth Fortescue ...
Ian
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Fred
Tommy Duggan ...
Al
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Colonel
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A romantically active travel agent gives all his girlfriends keys to his flat - too many to keep count of!

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Elke Sommer...The "Shot in the Dark" girl gives SEX a shot in the arm!

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2 February 1962 (Finland)  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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First cinema film of Jane Merrow. See more »

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When Richard Todd is dancing with Lucille, the right shoulder strap of her dress comes off but when they are kissing, the strap is back on her shoulder again. See more »

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A brave effort to enter the realms of modern comedy.
26 February 2005 | by (swansea Wales) – See all my reviews

Richard Todd staked a lot in making this film which was received reasonably and attempted to loose his British stiff upper lip image. The cast included a plethora of pin ups of the time and the light hearted affair was very brave for the time. It however did not propel Todd into another vein of stardom and was probably his effort to galvanise his film career.He however continued to appear in many films with his most noted part being his reprise of the glider landing at the Orne river in The Longest Day.Unfortunately times change and his character type seemed no longer to be in demand as British films fell into more obscurity at this time.The mass movement of US big budgets and generally mass appeal took their toll.


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