An English bon-vivant osteopath is enchanted with a young exotic dancer and invites her to live with him. He serves as friend and mentor, and through his contacts and parties she and her friend meet and date members of the Conservative Party. Eventually a scandal occurs when her affair with the Minister of War goes public, threatening their lifestyles and their freedom. Based on the real Profumo scandal of 1963. Written by
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Did You Know?
Although billed in the cast as "Matinee Idol", Trevor Eve
's character is referred to in the movie as 'David Fairfax Jr'. This is a clear reference to the real-life role played in the Profumo affair by 'Douglas Fairbanks Jr', who was not named when the movie was made for legal reasons. See more
A title card says, "One Year Later, 1962," indicating Profumo addressed Parliament re Keeler that year. But, Profumo's address was actually in March 1963. See more
I have nothing to hide.
Come off it John, we all have something to hide, what a boring life it would be if we didn't.
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