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Lock Up Your Daughters! (1969)

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Mrs. Squeezum
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Ramble
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Cloris
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Lusty
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Hoyden
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Lady Eager
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Lord Eager
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13 June 1969 (Ireland)  »

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Lock Up Your Daughters! was based on a novel by Henry Fielding. Six years before this film. Susannah York had a featured role in an adaptation of another Fielding novel, Tom Jones (1963). See more »

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Gossip: [Explaining in rhyme why Charles II's mistress Lady Castlemaine was not punished for her immorality] Hanc Caesari presem / A fluctu defendit.
Sir Tunbelly Clumsey: What does it mean? My Greek is not of the best.
Gossip: 'Tis Latin, and translates thus: 'The reason that she is not ducked / Is that by Caesar she is... '
[Sir Tunbelly is unable to complete the rhyme]
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Amazing... Restoration Comedy on Film!
23 January 2004 | by (Manchester UK) – See all my reviews

A real find this one. I can see why it flopped. Modern audiences simply cannot relate or understand most Restoration drama, but this is a pretty fair example of two plays translated to film, replete with 18th century language.

Such a pity the story is a bit limp and contrived, but refreshing nonethless.


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