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The Adventures of Sadie (1953)

Our Girl Friday (original title)
Approved | | Comedy | 1 December 1953 (UK)
Rich Sadie Patch is marooned on a desert island after an emergency on her cruise-ship. With her are Irish stoker Pat, prickly young Jimmy Carrol, and bald and bookish Professor Gibble. All ... See full summary »

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Noel Langley

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Noel Langley (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Joan Collins ... Sadie
George Cole ... Carrol
Kenneth More ... Pat Plunkett
Robertson Hare ... Gibble
Hermione Gingold ... Spinster
Walter Fitzgerald ... Schooner Captain
Hattie Jacques ... Mrs. Patch
Felix Felton Felix Felton ... Mr. Patch
Lionel Murton Lionel Murton ... Barman
Anthony Tancred Anthony Tancred ... Smithers
Michael Meacham Michael Meacham ... Schooner Officer
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Storyline

Rich Sadie Patch is marooned on a desert island after an emergency on her cruise-ship. With her are Irish stoker Pat, prickly young Jimmy Carrol, and bald and bookish Professor Gibble. All fancy their chances. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 December 1953 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

The Adventures of Sadie See more »

Filming Locations:

England, UK See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor) (uncredited)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This film was also called "The Adventures of Sadie (1953)" in some countries, being the original release title in the U.K. . See more »

Goofs

The Bikini worn by Joan Collins' character Sadie, supposedly made on the island out of a piece of cloth taken from a sailor, is obviously professionally made and fitted, not something that could be made without any equipment on an island. See more »

Quotes

Mr. Patch: I wish it was opening time.
Sadie Patch: You've only just drunk your lunch.
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Connections

Featured in Talkies: Remembering Kenneth More: Part One (2019) See more »

Soundtracks

If You Were The Only Girl In The World
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Written by Nat Ayer and Clifford Grey
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A shipwreck of a film!

Not even Joan Collins in her beachwear on a desert island can't rescue this awful film! Kenneth More's crude attempt at playing a relentlessly cheerful, bucolic Irishmen is disastrous! His Dublin accent is embarrassingly poor, and his constant stupid chuckling and grinning makes him a one dimensional stereotypical character! George Cole, playing a reporter, seems totally lost in this film and merely comes across as a dim witted, lifeless character whose monotone voice reminds me of the very worst of amateur dramatics. He was never photogenic and with his limp voice, it beggars belief that Collins could be attracted to such a super dull character, even on a desert island! Robertson Hare plays the stereotypical, eccentric, stuffy Englishman, who shows little emotion but merely recites his lines without any conviction. As a comedy it falls flat on its face! Collins at least tries to make an effort, but the three male companions on the film are so wooden, that she wasted her time making this film. Not only is the acting mediocre but the dialogue is very poor! Definitely a film to miss!


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