A trio of randy sailors go looking for girl-friends in 18th-century London.
Did You Know?
Although it takes its title and some of its plot from the popular musical play, this film leaves out all of the show's songs, has no other music from the stage version, changes many story details and takes its lead character (played by the top-billed Christopher Plummer) from an entirely different play, Sir John Vanbrugh's "The Relapse" - which is set in a different historical period (and century). See more
[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.
'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