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Director:
Writers:
Hugh Mills (screenplay)
Hugh Mills (novel)
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Release Date:
23 May 1968 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
CAUTION: This Motion Picture Should Be Kept Out Of The Reach Of Children! See more »
Plot:
Prudence is on the pill; so is her sister-in-law, but someone has been swapping aspirin for their pills... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Oscar-Nominated Actress Joyce Redman Dies
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Cast

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Deborah Kerr ... Prudence Hardcastle

David Niven ... Gerald Hardcastle
Robert Coote ... Henry Hardcastle

Irina Demick ... Elizabeth Brett

Joyce Redman ... Grace Hardcastle

Judy Geeson ... Geraldine Hardcastle
Keith Michell ... Dr. Alan Hewitt

Edith Evans ... 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

Jonathan Lynn ... Chemist's assistant
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Michael Hordern ... Dr. Morley (uncredited)

Directed by
Fielder Cook 
Ronald Neame (uncredited)
 
Writing credits
Hugh Mills (screenplay)

Hugh Mills (novel)

Produced by
Kenneth Harper .... producer
Ronald J. Kahn .... producer (as Ronald Kahn)
 
Original Music by
Bernard Ebbinghouse 
 
Cinematography by
Ted Moore (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Norman Savage 
 
Production Design by
Wilfred Shingleton  (as Wilfrid Shingleton)
 
Art Direction by
Fred Carter 
 
Set Decoration by
John Jarvis 
 
Costume Design by
Julie Harris 
 
Makeup Department
Gordon Bond .... hair stylist
Tony Sforzini .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Michael F. Johnson .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Roger Simons .... second assistant director
Ted Sturgis .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Gordon K. McCallum .... sound mixer
Bert Ross .... sound
Don Sharpe .... dubbing editor
Otto Snel .... sound re-recording mixer (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Bob Kindred .... camera operator (as Robert Kindred)
Mike Roberts .... focus puller
 
Animation Department
Errol Le Cain .... animator: titles
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Eileen Sullivan .... costume supervisor
 
Music Department
Bernard Ebbinghouse .... conductor
 
Other crew
Pamela Carlton .... continuity
Richard Williams .... titles
Katherine Haber .... assistant to producer (uncredited)
 

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Runtime:
92 min
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Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System)
Certification:
Finland:K-16 | Portugal:(Banned) | Sweden:Btl | UK:AA (original rating) | UK:15 (video rating) | USA:R | USA:Approved (Suggested for Mature Audiences)

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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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8 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
Good movie!, 16 November 2004
Author: baqualls from Tulsa OK

This movie is witty and funny. It also shows the changing morals in mainstream society during the 1960's. It's a good example of dry, witty British humor. If you enjoy "The Importance of being Earnest," you might enjoy this film, although the settings are in different centuries. It's very funny that the birth control pills keep getting switched for aspirin. Also, the surprise pregnancies of a woman with a teenage daughter and of the daughter, as well. It's also funny how a married couple is so estranged that they would prefer to marry others. I recommend this film. If you like British humor, you'll enjoy this film. David Niven and Deborah Kerr make funny adversaries, even though they are husband and wife.

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