That Lucky Touch (1975)

PG  |   |  Comedy  |  December 1975 (USA)
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A European arms dealer (Roger Moore) meets a liberated woman journalist (Susannah York), who is writing a story about the ridiculous things men do with the armaments during a NATO war games... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Scott
Julia Richardson
Diana Steedeman
Lt. Gen. Henry Steedman
Gen. Peruzzi
British Gen. Armstrong
Lt. Davis (as Michael J. Shannon)
Aubrey Woods ...
Viscount L'Ardey
Alfred Hoffman ...
Vincent Hall ...
David Richardson
Fabian Cevallos ...
Tank commander
Takis Emmanuel ...
Arab Sheik


A European arms dealer (Roger Moore) meets a liberated woman journalist (Susannah York), who is writing a story about the ridiculous things men do with the armaments during a NATO war games meeting. Needless to say, the two meet and make sparks. A rather simple love story ensues. Written by John Sacksteder <>

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December 1975 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Bleib mir ja vom Leib  »

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Vincent Ball is often wrongly credited as being in this. No doubt this has come about because a child with a similar name acts in this film (Vincent Hall). See more »


[On the fallacy of NATO.]
Lieutenant General Henry Steedman: In NATO, you have to have unanimous approval from all the member nations. It's like getting a troop of horses to piss at the same time.
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That Lucky Touch
Written by Chris Arnold, David Martin and Geoff Morrow
Music by John Scott
Conducted by John Scott
Recorded by Motivation
Produced by Stephen James for DJM Records
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It's really not that bad.
18 October 1999 | by See all my reviews

I guess that the film wasn't so popular but I may be wrong. The fact is that many people have dislike to "That Lucky Touch" because it's not an action movie (as many of viewers had thought before watching this) but very light and "likeable" romantic comedy featuring Roger Moore, Susannah York, Shelley Winters and Lee J. Cobb.

The plot of the film isn't complexed. Arms dealer, Michael Scott (Roger Moore) prepares weapon transport for NATO. The whole operation is of course top secret, but one very inquisitive journalist, Julia Richardson (Susannah York) discovers what's going on and accidentally gets to know Michael. The problem begins when they fall in love with each other ...

Anyway, I suggest you watch "That Lucky Touch" and that's not only because of a fantastic performance given by Lee J. Cobb, and real good-looking pair Moore-York (they both had played together before in Peter Hunt's "Gold" (1974)) but also because it's a good "lonely-Friday-night" movie and Christopher Miles' gentle direction will make you feel relaxed.

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