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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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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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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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References Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964) See more »

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On the Move
Written by Dave Clark and Denis West Payton (as Dennis Paynton)
Played by The Dave Clark Five
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Are we watching the same movie?
24 March 2006 | by (Burlington, Ontario) – See all my reviews

Reading the other reviews is like a visit to Private Eye's Pseud's Corner. Come On. As someone who lived through 60s London I can't believe all the hype and drivel spoken about this poorly constructed movie. It's cheap and nasty. The sound is appalling, and yes, despite the other protestations to the contrary, it's merely a poor rip-off of Hard Days Night. It has no style, no panache and sweeping shots of London Traffic Signs is hardly art. Not even worth seeing it through. I thought "Mrs Brown YOu've Got a lovely Daughter" was dire. This is even worse. If it was supposed to be a witty look at the Swinging 60s then it failed miserably. If it was supposed to be avant garden, then who was the intended audience? I'm finding it hard to find anything more to share about this movie. I certainly wouldn't waste any money renting this piece of drivel. We caught it on TV and rather wished we'd not bothered. Save your time. Watch something else


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