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That Summer! (1979)

 |  Drama  |  3 August 1979 (UK)
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Two girls travel to Torquay in Devon from the North of England to work as chamber maids for the summer. They meet two boys, also in Torquay for the summer, one of whom (winstone) is entered... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Steve
Julie Shipley ...
Angie
Tony London ...
Jimmy
Emily Moore ...
Carole
Jon Morrison ...
Tam
Andrew Byatt ...
Georgie
Ewan Stewart ...
Stu
David Daker ...
Pub landlord
Jo Rowbottom ...
Pub landlady
John Judd ...
Swimming coach
John Junkin ...
Mr. Swales
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Mrs. Mainwaring
Nicholas Donnelly ...
Detective (as Nick Donnelly)
John Fowler ...
Darren
Colin Higgins ...
Probation Officer
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Two girls travel to Torquay in Devon from the North of England to work as chamber maids for the summer. They meet two boys, also in Torquay for the summer, one of whom (winstone) is entered in the "round the bay" swimming race. They have a run in with a gang of Scottish lads, one of whom (morrison) is also entered into the swimming race. Various confrontations ensue with Morrison and his friends framing Winstone for a robbery in a chemists shop. Winstone is arrested just as he is about to start the race. He escapes from the police and follows Morrison into the water, catches him up, forces him to confess to framing him and then goes on to win the race. Written by Chris Duddle

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Quotes

Jimmy: You have a holiday when you want one.
Mr. Swales: Your whole life is a holiday.
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Soundtracks

New Life
Specially composed by Willie Gardner
and sung by the Zones
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That Summer - always enjoyable to watch
9 December 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

First saw this film in 1989 when I taped it. Unfortunately it got taped over about five years ago and I have spent the last five years looking for another copy. Luckily, I now have it on DVD. Although the acting isn't really anything to speak of, the soundtrack is really good. It's also nice to see how things have changed in the area since 1978. I recently visited the Pickwick which is where Steve worked. It's changed quite a bit, different colour with some building work done. One thing that always makes me chuckle about the film is the continuity errors. Didn't the director realise you can't see Torquay Harbour out of the window of the Pickwick.


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