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A Touch of Class (1973)

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Romantic comedy about a pair of clandestine lovers in a London-Spain tryst.

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Cast

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Walter Menkes
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Patty Menkes
Cec Linder ...
Wendell Thompson
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Cecil
Mary Barclay ...
Martha Thompson
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Night Hotel Manager
Ian Thompson ...
Derek
Ève Karpf ...
Miss Ramos (as Eve Karpf)
David de Keyser ...
Doctor Alvarez (as David De Keyser)
Gaye Brown ...
Dora French
Carl Oatley ...
Bell Boy
Rebecca De Los Reyes ...
Rent-A-Car Clerk
Felipe Solano ...
Airline Clerk Malaga
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Storyline

Steve, a happily married American man living in London meets Vicki, an English divorcée and run off to Marbella for a rollicking week of sex. They then return to London to set up a cozy menage, despite the fact that he loves his wife and children, and now realize that he and Vicki have also fallen in love. Written by alfiehitchie

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Not since Gable battled with Colbert and Hepburn battled with Grant has comedy been such fun. Watch Segal take on Jackson. See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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Release Date:

1 October 1973 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

Um Toque de Classe  »

Box Office

Gross:

SEK 504,784 (Sweden)
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Goofs

Early on in the film, when Vicki and Steve first share the taxi, it is reflected in the windscreen of the taxi just as it pulls up to drop Vicki off in the rain. See more »

Quotes

Vicki: My one chance to get raped, and you can't get your bloody trousers off.
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Connections

Referenced in Rhoda: A Touch of Classy (1976) See more »

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A Touch of Class
Written by George Barrie and Sammy Cahn
Performed by Madeline Bell
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A classic charming period comedy.
26 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The plot summary listed on this website for this movie does the movie a great discredit. This is a charming comedy of mores that couldn't get made today because of our changing ideas of what is and is not "moral." The script sparkles with great lines and the emotional life of the film is complex. In today's world of "black and white morality" this movie will be misunderstood. It's not about philandering or cheating. It's about unexpected love and the complications of that. Today's audience won't get it, but for the generation for whom this film was made, it still touches the heart. The great music score features two terrific Sammy Cahn/George Barrie songs. One of my favorites to watch again and again.


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