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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

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The Dave Clark Five
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Dinah
David Lodge ...
Louis
Robin Bailey ...
Guy
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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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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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My First Teenage Crush!!
24 April 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I saw this film in 1965 at a cinema in London when I was almost 16 years old. I always liked the Dave Clarke Five and for a time it looked like they may topple the Beatles as Britains top group. However, the reason this film always sticks in my mind is because I fell head over heels for the leading lady Barbara Ferris. She was the first of only three actresses in all my years of watching movies that I thought I was in love with. Yes my first teenage crush!! The film starts with the theme song CATCH US IF YOU CAN and off we go with Steve a stuntman (Dave) and Dinah a model(Barbara)absconding around London in an E-type Jaguar. There are some great 1960's scenes of London which transports me back in time bringing back memories. Anyway, out of London they mix with some hippies then meet a middle aged couple who live in Bath and eventually end up in Devon. All the time being chased by the rest of DC5 and also by some advertising executives henchmen. This is not a fully lighthearted movie as it has some sombre moments which makes it a little different from the usual pop group films. My favourite scene is when Dave and Barabara are walking and frolicking in the snow (lucky fella)with the haunting love song 'WHEN' being played in the background. Great stuff!!!


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