Charles Dyer and Harry Leeds are a couple that have been living together for nearly 20 years. Both earn a living as hairdressers in the West End of London and both care deeply for their mothers, but not each other as time apart takes its toll on their relationship when Harry has to care for his invalid mother who snips at him every chance she gets. Written by
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Charles Dyer (who wrote the play on which the movie is based) named one of the lead characters after himself and rearranged the letters of his name to provide the other lead's character name - Harry C. Leeds. See more
[after Harry hits Charles in the groin
You hurt me! You hurt me! A nice kick in the whatzits.
The credits are repeated over and over, getting smaller at the top of the screen to give the image of a staircase. See more
Referenced in Sex at 24 Frames Per Second
Written by Dudley Moore
and Stanley Donen
[The song is playing when Harry is about to remove the bandages from his head for the first time] See more