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Rattle of a Simple Man (1964)

When a group of northern soccer fans are down in London for the Cup Final one of their number winds up with a lady of the night. As they talk, the unsophisticated and naive lad starts to ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Harry H. Corbett ...
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Mrs. Winthram
Michael Medwin ...
Ginger
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Chalky
Hugh Futcher ...
Ozzie
Brian Wilde ...
Fred
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David Saire ...
Mario
Barbara Archer ...
Iris
Michael Robbins ...
George - Organiser
George Roderick ...
Papa
Marie Burke ...
Mama
Carole Gray ...
District Nurse
John Ronane ...
Willie
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When a group of northern soccer fans are down in London for the Cup Final one of their number winds up with a lady of the night. As they talk, the unsophisticated and naive lad starts to believe he has found true love. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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A girl can RATTLE a man...but it isn't that SIMPLE! See more »

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20 December 1964 (USA)  »

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Verführen will gelernt sein...  »

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Peter Sellers was originally sought for the main role but was passed over when he demanded an unjustifiable fee. See more »

Quotes

[Percy is interested in the life of a prostitute]
Percy Winthram: Do you have *normal* meals?
Cyrenne: [sarcastically] No, they give us special food. Extra vitamins, Technicolor pills.
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A little gem of a film
24 April 2001 | by (Ontario, Canada) – See all my reviews

I've seen this film twice over the years on the late night movies and would gladly buy a copy but it doesn't seem to be available on VHS anywhere from anybody - and believe me, I've looked! This is a pity because for a low budget film in black and white, most of which takes place between two people in one room, it succeeds in holding your interest as you really care what happens to the two principals. The movie takes you on an emotional roller coaster ride as you laugh and cry with them through their hopes, anger, fears and dreams. I would rate this as a 10 out of 10.


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