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Having a Wild Weekend (1965)

Catch Us If You Can (original title)
Dinah is a model whose face appears in an ad campaign for meat. While shooting a TV commercial, she and Steve, one of the stunt men, run off together. The advertising executives use their ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
The Dave Clark Five ...
The Dave Clark Five
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Dinah
David Lodge ...
Louis
Robin Bailey ...
Guy
Yootha Joyce ...
Nan
David de Keyser ...
Zissell
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Duffie
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Yeano
Hugh Walters ...
Grey
Michael Gwynn ...
Hardingford
Marianne Stone ...
Mrs. Vera Stone
Donald Morley ...
Barker
Michael Blakemore ...
Officer
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Asst. Director
Edgar Harrison ...
Barman
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Dinah is a model whose face appears in an ad campaign for meat. While shooting a TV commercial, she and Steve, one of the stunt men, run off together. The advertising executives use their disappearance to generate more publicity for... meat. Written by George S. Davis

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April 1965 (UK)  »

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Having a Wild Weekend  »

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Filming was interrupted on location when leading man Dave Clark complained about the film's costumes to Alexander Jacobs, who was the assistant to the film's producer, David Deutsch. Jacobs was married to the costume designer and reacted to Clark's remarks by punching him in the face. Clark's nose became, for a short time, extremely swollen and he could not be photographed, but he responded well to emergency medical treatment and shooting eventually continued. See more »


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Ol Sol
Written by Dave Clark and Denis West Payton (as Dennis Paynton)
Played by The Dave Clark Five
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Having a mild weekend
22 September 2004 | by (Brooklyn, USA) – See all my reviews

More road movie than rock movie, CATCH has a surprisingly mature, melancholy tone for a British beat picture. That it has any tone at all is a tribute to director Boorman, whose characteristic fusion of the mythic with the ordinary is already evident in this his first movie, and writer Peter Nichols, who imbues the surprisingly engaging supporting characters with a quality of personal yearning and need for escape that spans generations. Boorman's preoccupation with water, rigorous yet dreamlike use of landscape and tendency to celebrate or at least acknowledge the antiquated are just as vivid here as they are in HOPE AND GLORY. Too detailed and ambling to be anything but opaque or irrelevant on video, I suspect.


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