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Please Turn Over (1959)

The orderly suburban life of a 1950's English town is turned on its head when the teenaged daughter of one of the residents writes a steamy bestseller featuring characters obviously based ... See full summary »

Director:

Gerald Thomas

Writers:

Norman Hudis, Basil Thomas (play)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ted Ray Ted Ray ... Edward Halliday
Jean Kent ... Janet Halliday
Leslie Phillips ... Dr. Henry Manners
Joan Sims ... Beryl
Julia Lockwood ... Jo Halliday
Tim Seely Tim Seely ... Robert Hughes
Charles Hawtrey ... Jeweler
Dilys Laye ... Millicent Jones
Lionel Jeffries ... Ian Howard
June Jago June Jago ... Gladys Worth
Colin Gordon ... Maurice
Joan Hickson ... Saleswoman
Victor Maddern ... Manager
Ronald Adam ... Mr. Appleton
Cyril Chamberlain Cyril Chamberlain ... Mr. Jones
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The orderly suburban life of a 1950's English town is turned on its head when the teenaged daughter of one of the residents writes a steamy bestseller featuring characters obviously based on the local population. They begin to see themselves and their neighbours in a surprising new light. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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You'll flip...over the fun in PLEASE TURN OVER...from the producers of "Carry On Nurse" See more »

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Comedy

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

December 1959 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Den kære leg See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)
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Trivia

Leigh Madison replaced Anne Sharp. See more »

Goofs

When stickler for punctuality Edward (played by Ted Ray) arrives at his office building, a huge outdoor clock clearly gives the time as 9.30. He then walks into the office, where an equally huge clock shows the time as 9am exactly. See more »

Quotes

Ian Howard: My goodness! That's a highly sagacious aphorism, what's its current application?
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Soundtracks

Home! Sweet Home!
(uncredited)
Music by H.R. Bishop
Heard as a theme when the film opens
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Very funny British comedy - deserves to be seen.
29 October 2000 | by soundmxrSee all my reviews

I still think this is one of the funniest movies I have ever seen after 40 years of viewing experience. Any fan of the "Carry On" series will be delighted. I think it is equal to "The Ladykillers" (Alec Guinness, Peter Sellers, Herbert Lom) which also is a "10".


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