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Prudence and the Pill (1968)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  23 May 1968 (USA)
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Prudence is on the pill; so is her sister-in-law, but someone has been swapping aspirin for their pills. Is it the teen-age niece, the maid, the chauffeur, a lover, Prudence's husband, or ... See full summary »

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Prudence Hardcastle
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Gerald Hardcastle
Robert Coote ...
Henry Hardcastle
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Elizabeth Brett
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Grace Hardcastle
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Geraldine Hardcastle
Keith Michell ...
Dr. Alan Hewitt
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Lady Roberta Bates
David Dundas ...
Tony Bates
Vickery Turner ...
Rose the maid
Hugh Armstrong ...
Ted the chauffer
Peter Butterworth ...
Chemist
Moyra Fraser ...
Woman In Tea Shop
Annette Kerr ...
Gerald's Secretary
Harry Towb ...
Racetrack Official
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Prudence is on the pill; so is her sister-in-law, but someone has been swapping aspirin for their pills. Is it the teen-age niece, the maid, the chauffeur, a lover, Prudence's husband, or all of the above? Written by Mike Smith <mismith@brody.med.ecu.edu>

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A sportive look at the fertility rites (and wrongs) of Western society. See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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23 May 1968 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Prudencia y la píldora  »

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Fielder Cook left the production due to differences of opinion with producers, and Ronald Neame finished the film. See more »

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Full of Spirit.
23 November 2003 | by (Leeds,England) – See all my reviews

In the 1960's films often had opening credits where the painters type/artists could present an attractive package(Intolerable Cruelty{2003} reminded me of this).This was one and with good set designs this film gave a picture of background colour and warmth. This film is unreasonably remembered as poor but golden moments are Edith Evans walking across a motor racing track during a race.Then there was David Niven purchasing Aspirin at Timothy Whites as if purchasing something evil.The number of couples at the end gave the story depth only Deborah Kerr is disappointing but her part is not sympathetic.A welcome increase in the birth rate ended the film.


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