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?
Whilst filming at Longleat House in Wiltshire, Michael Hordern
asked to get off the set early because there was a trout stream nearby and he was an experienced trout fisherman. Later that day, the cast and crew had a barbecue with the fish Hordern caught. See more
[Writing to The Times on how to treat the poor
Are there two "l"s in "disembowelment"?
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