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Secrets of a Windmill Girl (1966)

| Drama | April 1966 (UK)


(as Arnold Louis Miller)


(as Arnold Louis Miller)


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Cast overview, first billed only:
April Wilding ...
Linda Grey
Pat Lord
Molly - Dresser
Inspector Thomas
Richard - Producer (as Howard Marion Crawford)
Peter Gordeno ...
Peter Swanwick ...
Len Mason
Mike, Windmill Stage Manager
Dierdre O'Dea ...
Deirdre - First Windmill Girl
Sadie Eden ...
Second Windmill Girl (as Sadie Eddon)
Pat Patterson ...
Pat - Third Windmill Girl
Jill Millard ...
Jill - Fourth Windmill Girl
Linda Page ...


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April 1966 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Das Skandalgirl von Soho  »

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1.66 : 1
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Pauline Collins' first film, a fact she delighted in bringing up with journalists when making Shirley Valentine (1989), if they hadn't done their research. See more »


The Windmill Girls
Sung by Valerie Mitchell
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Modest beginnings ; great ends.
10 January 2006 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

The distinguishing feature of this film (1966), historically unseen, is that it opened The Windill Theatre as a cinema after its famous and legendary history as a live entertainment house. A modest film was required but 'wit da quality' as best as it could be decided upon to be made. To this end a classy little piece of ass was found in the cast of "Passion Flower Hotel" a musical at the Prince of Wales Theatre and the entire enterprise was set upon. While 'ísnt this terrible....!' may very well be the subtext partout it is not to deride director Arnold Miller's charming barrow boy's patriotic effort. The atmosphere created by Arnold in the theatrical sense is precisely that found by Jacques Rivette in the pocket theatre scenes in "Celine et Julie Vont en Bateau" (1974) and , indeed, can he have scrupulously avoided making recognition of a debt to Jean-Luc in the opening sequence of two young people, 'morts', in the front seat of their crashed sports car? ("Le Mépris" 1963). Mystery and marbles!

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