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Morgan! (1966)
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After his wife leaves him for another man, a London artist begins his descent into madness in trying to win her back.



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Morgan Delt is a failed and irresponsible left-wing artist whose Communist parents own a fish and chips shop in downmarket London. He is also an aggressive and self-admitted dreamer, a fantasist who uses his flights of fancy as refuge from external reality, where his unconventional behavior lands him in a divorce from his wife, Leonie, trouble with the police and, ultimately, incarceration in a lunatic asylum. Written by alfiehitchie

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Final feature film of Newton Blick who died before the film came out. See more »


After Morgan awakens after spending the night in his car, a radio announcer states the time as 6:30 am, even though the nearly non-existent shadows indicate it's clearly near noon. See more »


Morgan Delt: Charles Napier! I cannot allow you to sleep with my wife. I don't like it. It makes me feel funny in my head.
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Features Tarzan and His Mate (1934) See more »


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Music by Gus Stephens
Lyrics by Arthur Mullard
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It's hard not to like this movie.
23 December 2003 | by (London) – See all my reviews

Say "1960's British comedy movie" and already some people are thinking of impossibly mod dialogue, dated images and an obsession with pop and quick sex. This movie shouldn't work but it does. Try pitching a concept of an insane young communist obsessed with gorillas and unable to come to terms with the break up of his marriage to today's Hollywood executives and you'd get thrown out of their offices. But it is genuinely funny and sad, it's well directed and you can't speak highly enough of David Warner in the lead role.

I've always thought that Warner is at his best when his seemingly unsympathetic characters engender some sympathy. The retarded man in "Straw Dogs", the jaded Captain in "Cross of Iron", the put apon conscript in "The Bofors Gun" to name but a few. Morgan is his ultimate portrayal of this type of character.

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