6 user 8 critic

I'll Never Forget What's'isname (1967)

3:16 | Trailer
Advertising golden boy Andrew Quint is fed up with his fabulously successful life. In very dramatic fashion, he quits his job to return to writing for a small literary magazine. He wants to... See full summary »






Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Jokers (1967)
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

The Tremayne bothers decide to steal the Crown Jewels from the Tower of London - not for criminal purposes, but to make themselves famous.

Director: Michael Winner
Stars: Michael Crawford, Oliver Reed, Harry Andrews
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

In a seaside village, a group of local young men mingle among the seasonal tourists in search of sexual conquests. Near the end of one summer, the leader of the group, Tinker, a strolling ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Winner
Stars: Oliver Reed, Jane Merrow, Barbara Ferris
Comedy | Adventure | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A prisoner of war working at a zoo gets the chance to escape from the Germans, so he does and he takes with him the elephant that he's been caring for. Together they head for the Swiss border and freedom.

Director: Michael Winner
Stars: Oliver Reed, John Alderton, Michael J. Pollard
Venom (1981)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Terrorists who kidnap a child from a wealthy family are pursued by a deadly snake.

Director: Piers Haggard
Stars: Klaus Kinski, Oliver Reed, Nicol Williamson
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A series of horrific murders is traced to a creature that inhabits a very strange house.

Director: David Greene
Stars: Oliver Reed, Gig Young, Carol Lynley
The Big Sleep (1978)
Crime | Mystery | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Set in England, rather than California, the story follows Raymond Chandler's book fairly closely otherwise. Philip Marlowe is asked by the elderly (and near death) General Sternwood to ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Winner
Stars: Robert Mitchum, Sarah Miles, Richard Boone
Women in Love (1969)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

The battle of the sexes and relationships among the elite of Britian's industrial Midlands in the 1920s. Gerald Crich and Rupert Berkin are best friends who fall in love with a pair of ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Russell
Stars: Alan Bates, Oliver Reed, Glenda Jackson
Lisztomania (1975)
Biography | Comedy | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Composer and pianist Franz Liszt attempts to overcome his hedonistic lifestyle while repeatedly being drawn back into it by the many women in his life and fellow composer Richard Wagner.

Director: Ken Russell
Stars: Roger Daltrey, Sara Kestelman, Paul Nicholas
Gorky Park (1983)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A Moscow police officer investigates a triple homicide and stumbles upon a high-level political conspiracy in the local government.

Director: Michael Apted
Stars: William Hurt, Lee Marvin, Brian Dennehy
West 11 (1963)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

This Michael Winner directed film looks into life at Notting Hill, London, then a seedy slum. A down on his luck Joe Beckett (Alfred Lynch) is recruited into crime by Richard Dyce (Eric Portman).

Director: Michael Winner
Stars: Alfred Lynch, Kathleen Breck, Eric Portman
Certificate: M Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A mentally disturbed man stalks a woman who had once aborted the child he had fathered.

Director: Mark Robson
Stars: Carol White, Paul Burke, Mala Powers
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

After his girlfriend's pregnancy forces him to marry her, a young man must adjust to his new life and contend with his domineering mother-in-law.

Director: John Schlesinger
Stars: Alan Bates, June Ritchie, Thora Hird


Cast overview, first billed only:
Jonathan Lute
Andrew Quint
Georgina Elben
Gerald Sater
Louise Quint
Norman Rodway ...
Ann Lynn ...
Harvey Hall ...
Charles Maccabee
Lyn Ashley ...
Basil Dignam
Mark Burns ...
Michael Cornwall


Advertising golden boy Andrew Quint is fed up with his fabulously successful life. In very dramatic fashion, he quits his job to return to writing for a small literary magazine. He wants to leave his former life behind, going as far as saying good-bye to his wife and mistresses. He finds, however, that it's not so easy to escape the past. Written by George S. Davis <mgeorges@prodigy.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


He smashed up his desk, gave up a wife, three mistresses and went back to the simple life. Then his troubles really started!


Comedy | Drama


See all certifications »

Parents Guide:





Release Date:

9 February 1968 (Denmark)  »

Also Known As:

I'll Never Forget What's 'Isname  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

(Westrex Recording System)



Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »

Did You Know?


The BBFC originally requested the complete removal of Josie's single use of 'fucking' for the film's cinema release. A compromise was reached between the censors and Michael Winner, and instead the word was partly obscured by the sound of a car horn. See more »


Jonathan Lute: [after Quint has terrifyingly smashed up his entire office with an axe] Andrew, darling, you're always threatening to resign...
See more »


Featured in Film Review: Marianne Faithfull (1968) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Flawed nostalgia piece
3 May 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Pretty poor film in terms of plot and structure but interesting as a glimpse of a long gone London and for some lovely footage of Cambridge.

Also worth casting your eye over the cast, Welles looking bloated and unwell, Reed's striking looks somewhat dented by the facial scarring as a result of a 1963 bar fight and Carol White youthful and beautiful before her succumbing in following years to substance addiction. Michael Winner makes one his final Brit films before moving to Hollywood and it's certainly no classic, kind of a 'Garden State' of its day - episodic but contrived and laboured.

However, England looks good and the 60s do look pretty swinging.

5 of 11 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Just nod if you can hear me turtleheart
Does anyone know who played the tarty girl in the flashbacks of Andrew's p-halley
My DVD arrived yesterday! benstead
Andrew's Daughter - Liza or Phillipa?? anubis-45
Discuss I'll Never Forget What's'isname (1967) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: