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
Ed Sutton <firstname.lastname@example.org>
In 1960 Christine Keeler met Mandy Rice-Davies. Three years later they brought down the British Government
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Did You Know?
It has been alleged that many UK actors and actresses turned down roles in the movie because the subject could have cost them knighthoods and other honors. However, Sir Ian McKellen
was knighted in 1991, two years after the film was made. Leslie Phillips
was given the Order of the British Empire in 1998, and made a Commander of the British Empire in 2008, while Sir John Hurt
was knighted in 2015. See more
Near the end of the film, when Mandy Rice-Davies is surrounded by the press, one photographer, using a twin-lens reflex camera, has his finger on the lower (taking) lens at the moment of exposure. No professional photographer would make this mistake. See more
[Mandy is being cross-examined in court
Are you aware that Lord Astor has denied impropriety in his relationship with you?
Well, he would, wouldn't he?
[crowd in gallery roars with laughter
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Nothing Has Been Proved
by Dusty Springfield
with Pet Shop Boys
Written by Neil Tennant
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