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A Kind of Loving (1962)

 |  Drama, Romance  |  1 October 1962 (USA)
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After his girlfriend's pregnancy forces him to marry her, a young man must adjust to his new life and contend with his domineering mother-in-law.

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A young man, inching his way up from working-class traditions via a white-collar job, finds himself trapped by the frightening reality of his girlfriend's pregnancy and is forced into marrying her and moving in with his mother-in-law due to a housing shortage in their Northern England town. Written by alfiehitchie

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A Kind Of Loving that knew no wrong until it was too late!

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1 October 1962 (USA)  »

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Ainda Resta uma Esperança  »

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To avoid any possible UK censorship issues due to the subject matter the filmmakers invited BBFC chief John Trevelyan to visit the set during filming. The finished product was then passed fully uncut. See more »

Quotes

Mrs. Rothwell: How dare you do this to my daughter!
Vic: I did good for your daughter! I married her!
Mrs. Rothwell: Yes! After you seduced her!
Vic: It would have been me or someone else, sooner or later.
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References Victim (1961) See more »

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House Party
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Music by Len Stevens
Southern Library of Recorded Music Ltd
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The time of my Life.
13 October 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

What a great time in my life, I was 14 when this film was being made in my home town of Bolton. I had already appeared as a non speaking actor in numerous TV plays and was then offered the part of a "milk boy" in this first class film. I'm still there today in the background carrying some crates of empty milk bottles to the milk truck about 40 minutes into the film. I remember the scene was filmed in Ancoats Manchester early on a Sunday morning late in the year,it was rainy and cold, but I loved every minute of it. Met and played football with the late Alan Bates between takes, those were the days, happy or what?. After all these years its still a film which I never miss on TV and I recently bought the DVD. If you get the chance to watch this 60@s classic ,do so, you won't be disappointed.


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