4.9/10
36
1 user 1 critic

This, That and the Other! (1970)

A Promise of Bed (original title)
Three part 'trilogy of comedy'. In 'This' Susan Stress, a fading sex symbol attempts to win the lead in a movie by seducing the son of a film producer only to make a fool of herself in a ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (screenplay)
Reviews
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

This comedy / drama film follows the sexual exploits of teenager Jamie McGregor and the permissive society of the 60's.

Director: Clive Donner
Stars: Barry Evans, Judy Geeson, Angela Scoular
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

Blundering idiot is set an ultimatum by his girlfriend. Keep a job for a week or she leaves him. Only innuendo and comedy pratfalls can stop him.

Director: Jim Atkinson
Stars: Jeremy Bulloch, Neil Hallett, Jill Damas
Comedy | Fantasy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

A race of topless, large-breasted women from the planet Angvia, in another dimension, come to earth to kidnap women to repopulate their planet.

Director: Michael Cort
Stars: James Robertson Justice, Charles Hawtrey, Robin Hawdon
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  
Director: Derek Ford
Stars: Christopher Mitchell, Julia Goodman, Harry H. Corbett
The Swappers (1970)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

Six unconnected stories involving wife and husband swapping, or swinging, are described in a titillating way while analyzed by a pseudo psychologist.

Director: Derek Ford
Stars: James Donnelly, Larry Taylor, Valerie St. John
Burke & Hare (1972)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Two men go into business supplying medical colleges with cadavers by robbing graves.

Director: Vernon Sewell
Stars: Derren Nesbitt, Harry Andrews, Glynn Edwards
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Rugged trail boss and reformed criminal Pike promises his honest wealthy employer Morgan that he will venture across the desert to deliver $86,000 dollars in payroll money to a ranch in ... See full summary »

Director: Antonio Margheriti
Stars: Jim Brown, Lee Van Cleef, Fred Williamson
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

Seven stories of marital infidelity, told from the women's point of view.

Director: Derek Ford
Stars: Eva Whishaw, Peter May, Maggie Wright
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Director: Stanley A. Long
Stars: Eric Deacon, Victoria Williams, Martin Skinner
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

Six stories that document the awkward sex lives of Englishmen.

Director: Derek Ford
Stars: Gabrielle Drake, Robin Bailey, Heather Chasen
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

Failed music hall performer Jack James (Mark Jones) inherits a brothel when his ancient Aunt dies. He takes over the running of the business and falls in love with its star attraction, ... See full summary »

Director: Derek Ford
Stars: Mark Jones, Sue Longhurst, Linda Regan
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  
Director: Trevor Wrenn
Stars: Michael Watkins, Jennifer Westbrook, Chris Chittell
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
George
Vanessa Howard ...
Barbara
...
Photographer
Vanda Hudson ...
Susan Stress
John Bird ...
Taxi Driver
Gordon Sterne ...
Producer (as Gordon Stearne)
Peter Kinsley ...
Wilbur
Roy Brannigan ...
Jeffrey
Valerie Leon ...
Bath Girl
Heather Barber ...
Exposure Girl
...
Angie
Christopher Mitchell ...
Carl
Yutte Stensgaard ...
Taxi Girl (as Yuttte Stensgard)
Angela Grant ...
Flower Girl (as Angie Grant)
Cleo Goldstein ...
Hands Girl
Edit

Storyline

Three part 'trilogy of comedy'. In 'This' Susan Stress, a fading sex symbol attempts to win the lead in a movie by seducing the son of a film producer only to make a fool of herself in a case of mistaken identity. In 'That' George is a depressed middle aged loner whose suicide attempt is interrupted by the arrival of a child-like hippy girl who proceeds to turn his life on its head. While in 'The Other' Harold, an avid sex film fan and taxi driver, crashes his cab after being distracted by the leggy charms of his latest passenger. Suffering a thump on the head, Harold has bizarre hallucinations and ends up being chased around a forest by shapely girls. Written by Gavcrimson (gavcrimson@tesco.net)

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

10 July 1970 (West Germany)  »

Also Known As:

This, That and the Other!  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Eastmancolor)
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

Shadow of boom mic on wall when the photographer helps Susan get dressed. See more »

Connections

References Susanne, die Wirtin von der Lahn (1967) See more »

Soundtracks

This-That-And the Other!
by John Kongos (as Kongos), Christos Demetriou (as Demitrios) & Jack Russell (as Russell)
Performed by Scrugg
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Another late 60's British time capsule
16 March 2010 | by (Denver, Colorado and Santiago, Chile) – See all my reviews

This is another late 60's British time capsule recently dug up and released on legitimate DVD. Some may prefer that it had stayed buried, but I thought it was OK. It is a portmanteau sex comedy featuring three stories--one that is mostly sex, one that is mostly comedy,and a third that is just plain weird. It is another collaboration between British exploitation filmmakers Stanley Long and Derek Ford. It's not as good as the pair's previous effort "Groupie Girl", but it's better than their debut film "Wife Swappers" (as well as pretty much any of Derek Ford's subsequent work).

The stories all involve working-class male slobs getting lucky as the result of a case of mistaken identity. The first story involves a lowly camera assistant (Dennis Waterman) who is seduced by a man-eating actress (Vonda Hudson) after the latter mistakes him for the teenage son of a producer she's trying to get a part from (normally actresses just sleep with the producer himself, but, oh well). The second story involves a pathetic slob who's about to commit suicide when a pretty girl (Vanessa Howard)and a bunch of her swinging friends (including Valerie Leon and Alexandra Bastedo) mistakenly show up at his apartment looking for a party, and think this particular party has a "suicide" theme. The last story has a taxi driver taking a sexy female fare (Yutte Stensgaarde) to a remote location, and after she stiffs him (in more ways than one), he follows her to a strange house (actually filmed in France!)where all kinds of indescribable weirdness is happening.

The voluptuous Vonda Hudson has about 90 percent of the nude scenes here, but she can't really act otherwise. Vanessa Howard, as always, is very cute and adorable--and genuinely talented as an actress--but her character is both underdeveloped and overdressed. Danish pastry Yutte Stensgaarde would become famous a couple years later for "Lust for a Vampire", but she doesn't have much of a role here (except she does swim topless with two girlfriends and lies naked on the floor covered in fruit in a scene that appears to be partly cut). Perhaps, the most memorable scene in the last story (and the whole movie) though might a VERY STRANGE striptease scene involving a woman whose body is covered only with "pasties" in the shape of black hands, which she slowly peels off and then puts them over a two-way mirror through which the poor protagonist is trying to watch her. The music, like with "Groupie Girl", is third-rate British Invasion stuff and consists of only two songs, but it's pretty good actually. I kind of liked this overall.


3 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss This, That and the Other! (1970) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?