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A Touch of Class
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Director:
Writers:
Melvin Frank (written by) and
Jack Rose (written by) ...
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Release Date:
1 October 1973 (Sweden) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
A funny thing happened to George Segal and Glenda Jackson on the way to an affair. See more »
Plot:
Romantic comedy about a pair of clandestine lovers in a London-Spain tryst. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
Won Oscar. Another 11 wins & 9 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Bittersweet See more (34 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

George Segal ... Steve Blackburn

Glenda Jackson ... Vickie Allessio

Paul Sorvino ... Walter Menkes

K Callan ... Patty Menkes
Cec Linder ... Wendell Thompson

Michael Elwyn ... Cecil
Mary Barclay ... Martha Thompson

Nadim Sawalha ... 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
Antonio Merchan ... Enrique
Hildegard Neil ... Gloria Blackburn
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Peter Clark ... Boy (uncredited)
Stuart Damon ... Man Hailing Cab at End (uncredited)
David Healy ... American (uncredited)
Donald Hewlett ... Spencer Birdsall (uncredited)
Edward Kemp ... Michael Allessio (uncredited)
Nigel Kingsley ... Extra (uncredited)
Michael McVey ... Billy Blackburn (uncredited)
James Payne ... Taxi Driver (uncredited)
John Sterland ... American (uncredited)

Lisa Vanderpump ... Julia Allessio (uncredited)
Samantha Weysom ... Josie Blackburn (uncredited)

Directed by
Melvin Frank 
 
Writing credits
Melvin Frank (written by) and
Jack Rose (written by)

Marvin Frank  story "She Loves Me, She Told Me So Last Night"

Produced by
Peter Beale .... associate producer
Melvin Frank .... producer
Roger Moore .... executive producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
John Cameron 
 
Cinematography by
Austin Dempster 
 
Film Editing by
Bill Butler 
 
Casting by
Lesley De Pettit 
 
Production Design by
Terence Marsh 
 
Art Direction by
Alan Tomkins  (as Alan Tompkins)
 
Costume Design by
Ruth Myers 
 
Makeup Department
Tony Sforzini .... makeup artist
Bobbie Smith .... hair stylist
 
Production Management
Al Burgess .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Simon Relph .... assistant director
Nigel Wooll .... second assistant director
Michael Green .... third assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
George Ball .... property master
Peter Dukelow .... construction manager
Peter Howitt .... set dresser
Stuart Craig .... assistant art director (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Brian Blamey .... dubbing editor
Peter Desbois .... sound camera operator
Gus Lloyd .... boom operator
Bill Rowe .... dubbing mixer
Peter Sutton .... sound mixer
 
Stunts
Bob Simmons .... stunt and fight arranger
Vic Armstrong .... stunt double: George Segal (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Freddie Cooper .... camera operator
John Jay .... still photographer
John Palmer .... focus puller
Roy Larner .... gaffer (uncredited)
Ron Taberer .... best boy (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Ray Beck .... wardrobe supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Gary Shepherd .... assistant editor
Noel Rogers .... assistant editor (uncredited)
 
Music Department
John Cameron .... conductor
 
Other crew
Polly Bergen .... cosmetics
Len Cave .... production accountant
Brian Doyle .... publicist
Joseph E. Levine .... presenter
Constance Willis .... continuity (as Connie Willis)
 
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Runtime:
106 min
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Color (Technicolor)
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2.35 : 1 See more »
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Goofs:
Continuity: At 1:21:52, the way Steve reaches home plate changes.See more »
Quotes:
Steven 'Steve' Blackburn:I suppose your husband like to sleep late on Sundays?
Vicki:Yes, he does.
Steven 'Steve' Blackburn:I suppose you like to go home and cook a nice big breakfast?
Vicki:No.
Steven 'Steve' Blackburn:Don't you like to cook?
Vicki:I love to cook.
Steven 'Steve' Blackburn:Doesn't he likes to eat?
Vicki:He loves to eat.
Steven 'Steve' Blackburn:I, I don't understand.
Vicki:We have different kitchens, he's in Milan.
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in Rewind This! (2013)See more »
Soundtrack:
Nudge MeSee more »

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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Bittersweet, 13 October 2013
Author: jjnxn-1 from United States

Bittersweet comedy helped immeasurably by the chemistry of the stars and the skill of their performances. Glenda is brash and delicate in equal measure, George bombastic but good natured. While it shows the pitfalls of infidelity it doesn't judge its characters for their choices and actually presents all the relationships, including Glenda's gay assistant's, evenhandedly rather surprising for the 70's. As far as her receiving an Oscar for this performance, she's sprightly and more relaxed than she usually was on screen but I doubt that even she expected to grab the prize for what is a customary solid job but hardly extraordinary.

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