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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When you have a fiancée, a lover and you have to lead 25 women of the night down the path of righteousness.; you must pray for more than guidance, you must pray for strength.
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Did You Know?
In order to create the effect of a 1906 street, the production built a facade of terrace houses in a bombed section of London near Columbia Road Flower Market. One day, director Richard Loncraine
saw an old woman, who looked sad and upset, glancing at the houses. When asked, she responded, "My house came back". The woman maintained that the house was the one that she had been born in. See more
Er, Violet. Would you and Ruby...
Rosie. Go and clean upstairs, and get some help from the three girls in my bed.
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
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Put On Your Ta-Ta Little Girlie
Written and Composed by Fred W. Leigh
Sung by Neil Innes See more