In 1905, after 10 years of missionary work in Africa, the Rev. Charles Fortesque is recalled to England, where his bishop gives him his new assignment - to minister to London's prostitutes. Charles hopes Deborah, his fiancee, will object and give him an excuse to say no to the bishop. But she is so imperturbably innocent that she totally fails to understand what he is being asked to do, and urges him to do his best. Wealthy Lady Ames is expected to fund the work, but once she makes it clear to Charles that there will be no contribution unless he shares her bed... Written by
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He gave his body to save their souls.
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Did You Know?
Reportedly, actor Michael Hordern
lost his way in the labyrinthine passages of Wiltshire's private home Longleat, an action that was actually fitting of his forgetful absent-minded character of Slatterthwaite. See more
Deborah, do you know what is meant by "fallen women"?
Women who have hurt their knees.
Pay close attention to the photo album during the end credits, the photos reveal details about the characters after the events of the film. See more
Put On Your Ta-Ta Little Girlie
Written and Composed by Fred W. Leigh
Sung by Neil Innes See more