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The Lovers! (1973)

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Big-screen version of the TV sit-com about the ups-and-downs of a young courting couple's relationship.

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The ups-and-downs of a young courting couple's relationship.

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Paula Wilcox ...
Susan Littler ...
Sandra
Rosalind Ayres ...
Veronica
Anthony Naylor ...
Nikolas Simmonds ...
Joan Scott ...
John Comer ...
Geoffrey's Dad
Stella Moray ...
Geoffrey's Mum
Pamela Moiseiwitsch ...
Enid (as Pamela Moiseiwitch)
Bruce Watt ...
Jeremy
Paul Greenwood ...
Trainee Manager (Party)
Bernard Latham ...
'Handsome' (Party)
Karen Ford ...
Foreign Girl (Party)
James Snell ...
Doctor
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Big-screen version of the TV sit-com about the ups-and-downs of a young courting couple's relationship.

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[first words when they meet for the first time]
Geoffrey Scrimshaw: Hi, I'm Geoffrey... I don't happen to be attached.
Beryl Battersby: Hi, I'm Beryl... I don't happen to be surprised.
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References Up Pompeii (1971) See more »

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Love and Rainy Weather
Performed by Tony Christie
Written by Mitch Murray (Music) & Peter Callander (Lyrics)
By permission of MCA Records
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Dated but fun
5 June 2001 | by (westerham, kent, UK) – See all my reviews

The Lovers! is not a great film, or even a particularly good film. It will never win awards. It is typical of the low cost British TV-based movies of the 1970s. It is really nothing more than an expended TV special. But for some reason, I have retained a copy and, every so often (when I need cheering up usually) I play this film. It has a certain innocence. Nostalgia for a age that has past. Both the leading actors are excellent and there is a host of good supporting actors. The script is hardly hilarious but there are times when the one liners bring a smile. All in all, it is a pleasant way to spend 90 odd minutes.


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