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The Perfect Woman (1949)

In need of cash, Roger Cavendish and his valet take a job escorting the perfect woman for a night on the town. She is in fact the robotic creation of Professor Belman, but it turns out ... See full summary »


Bernard Knowles


George Black Jr. (adaptation) (as George Black), Basil Boothroyd (dialogue) (as J.B. Boothroyd) | 3 more credits »


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Director: Bernard Knowles
Stars: Margaret Lockwood, Patricia Roc, Dennis Price


Cast overview, first billed only:
Patricia Roc ... Penelope Belman
Stanley Holloway ... Ramshead
Nigel Patrick ... Roger Cavendish
Miles Malleson ... Prof. Ernest Belman
Irene Handl ... Mrs. Butters
Anita Sharp-Bolster ... Lady Diana (as Anita Bolster)
Fred Berger Fred Berger ... Farini
David Hurst ... Wolfgang Winkel
Pamela Devis Pamela Devis ... Olga the Robot
Jerry Verno Jerry Verno ... Football Fan On Underground
Johnnie Schofield Johnnie Schofield ... Ticket Collector
Philippa Gill Philippa Gill ... Lady Mary
Jerry Desmonde Jerry Desmonde ... Dress shop manager
Dora Bryan ... Model in shop
Noel Howlett ... Scientist


In need of cash, Roger Cavendish and his valet take a job escorting the perfect woman for a night on the town. She is in fact the robotic creation of Professor Belman, but it turns out rather to be the Professor's niece Penelope doing a pretty good imitation of the perfect Olga who winds up with them in the bridal suite at the Hotel Splendide. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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Comedy | Sci-Fi


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Release Date:

April 1950 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Geliebte nach Maß See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Two Cities Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Prof. Ernest Belman: Her batteries last three days. So that it only remains... Mr, er...?
Roger Cavendish: Cavendish.
Prof. Ernest Belman: Quite. Er...?
Ramshead: Ramshead.
Prof. Ernest Belman: Thank you... to er, to ask you, well, whether you think you could do it.
Ramshead: Well, can you?
Roger Cavendish: I wonder if you'd mind giving us the details just once more?
Prof. Ernest Belman: Certainly. In the first place, I have made a woman.
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Imperfect Comedy with Sci Fi Elements, Should Have Been Better
31 January 2008 | by robert-temple-1See all my reviews

What a pity. This film could have been a little gem. But it had an inferior director with no vision, Bernard Knowles, and was totally ruined by almost maniacally unrestrained over-acting by Nigel Patrick and Stanley Holloway, who are about as subtle as a pair of howling hyenas. The story had great promise. It concerns an absent-minded genius who has invented a robot which looks like a woman, and in fact is made to resemble his pretty young niece, charmingly played by Patricia Roc. The niece ends up impersonating the girl robot, to what should have been hilarious effect. However, none of it comes off. The genius is brilliantly played by Miles Malleson, with some terrific comic moments, and there is another superb supporting performance by the always-reliable Irene Handl. But they cannot save the film, alas. If only Nigel Patrick and Stanley Holloway had been replaced by robots, it might have worked.

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