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The Pad and How to Use It (1966)

Shy bachelor Bob asks his best friend Ted to keep him company during his first date in his pad with the girl he met at a classical concert and fell in love with. However, Ted also likes her and the date goes terribly wrong for Bob.

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Bob Handman
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Doreen Marshall
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Ted
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Lavinia
Nick Navarro ...
Beatnik
Pearl Shear ...
Fat Woman
Barbara London ...
Waitress
Barbara Reid ...
Girl on the Phone
Roger Bacon ...
Larry
Don Conreaux ...
Ralph
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Bob, who lives alone in his apartment, finds his ideal woman while going to the symphony. He dates her and brings her to his pad, only to find out she came to the symphony on a ticket she got from a co-worker. Then his best friend Ted shows up. Written by Pete Tyjewski <petertyj@sisna.com>

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23 September 1966 (UK)  »

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Come utilizzare la garconniere  »

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1.85 : 1
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moving story of innocence lost
17 November 2001 | by (woodbridge, va) – See all my reviews

The Pad is a touching story, set in the swinging sixties, of a sensitive young man whose psychological innocence is destroyed when he meets and makes a date with a vapid young woman who becomes interested in his playboy co-worker. The final scenes are heart-breaking and unforgettable. Somewhat dated, but recommended.


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