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There's a Girl in My Soup (1970)

TV personality Robert Danvers, an exceedingly vain rotter, seduces young women daily, never staying long with one. He meets his match in Marion, an American, 19, who's available but refuses... See full summary »

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Tony Britton ...
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Gilly, his wife
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Paola, the au pair (as Francoise Pascal)
Nicky Henson ...
Jimmy
Geraldine Sherman ...
Caroline
Tom Marshall ...
Bryan, his friend
John Comer ...
John, the porter
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His Wife
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Lady Heather
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Julia Halforde-Smythe
Raf De La Torre ...
M. Le Guestier
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Michel Le Guestier (as Constantin De Goguel)
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TV personality Robert Danvers, an exceedingly vain rotter, seduces young women daily, never staying long with one. He meets his match in Marion, an American, 19, who's available but refuses any romantic illusions. At first, her candor and cynicism put him off, but after he witnesses her breaking up with her rocker boyfriend, he's attracted to her and invites her on an idyllic two-week trip to France. Slowly, she pokes holes in his artifice and he comes to care for her. When they return to London, with the press thinking they're married, they come to a cross-roads: go back to their old lives, marry each other, or invent a new, open relationship. Is Robert up to it? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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15 December 1970 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Caiu Uma Rapariga na Minha Sopa  »

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Trivia

According to the DVD sleeve notes, the film's source stage production was a "long running London West End stage play". It opened in 1966 and ran for around six and half years right up until 1973 playing for over one thousand performances. See more »

Goofs

In the bedroom scene when Goldie Hawn (Marion) throws a bucket of water over Nicky Henson (Jimmy) and Gabrielle Drake (Julia Halforde-Smythe), Gabrielle Drake (Julia Halforde-Smythe) from 43:08 to 44:31 shows her breasts and her butt. Essentially naked as she leaves the bedroom, however when she opens the door into the next bedroom and then walks through the doorway, she is suddenly wearing white panties. See more »

Quotes

Marion: What are you, a mortician or something? This is the kind of music they play in funeral parlors.
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Connections

Referenced in Shaft (1971) See more »

Soundtracks

Miss Me in the Morning
Music - Mike d'Abo (as Mike D'Abo)
Lyrics - Mike d'Abo (as Mike D'Abo) & Nicky Chinn (as Nicky Chinn)
Performed by Mike d'Abo
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BRILLIANT SWINGING SIXTIES BRITISH COMEDY
4 August 2003 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

Not sure why it doesn't play in Peoria, apparently, but this is a very funny, clever British comedy. It's set at the end of the "swinging sixties". Peter Sellars is fantastic as the rich, forty-something serial womaniser. The perfectly delectable Goldie Hawn, playing a 19 year American girl in London, is, initially, Sellars' "catch of the day". But the urbane TV food critic can't stop himself from falling for the dizzy American blond.

Humour, pathos, great script, strong performances from the leads and supporting caste.

It's a great film, and the best gag is the very last line.

Try it, you'll like it.


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