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[Ralph has referred to Princess Anna as a 'fox']
I'm glad you find her so. Best wishes in your fox hunting.
Fox hunting? You like fox hunting, yes.
Well, I don't get out much lately. But I used to go out almost every evening. One club or another.
Really? That often? You must have collected several tails.
Well, I admit I slept with a few. But I'm not like that anymore. Nowadays you can't be too careful. You don't know who they've been with.
No, I suppose not.
Yeah, once I got a steady ...
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This seems to get a panning from film reviewers here, but it actually is a good comedy. The story line is mildly stupid and a replay of the old fish-out-of-water formula, but the British were able to add a fantastic flavour to the film and the comedy is kept in check and doesn't become too outlandishly stupid.
Thumbs up in my view, but it's a little bit date these days. Superb supporting cast and a friendly film: nothing crude and from recollection, no bad language.
Goes to show that it can still be done if you really apply your mind to it!
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