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The Leather Boys (1964)

Not Rated | | Drama, Romance | 8 March 1964 (UK)
An immature teenager marries a young biker but becomes disenchanted with the realities of working class marriage and her husband's relationship with his best friend.

Director:

Sidney J. Furie

Writers:

Gillian Freeman (screenplay), Gillian Freeman (novel)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rita Tushingham ... Dot
Colin Campbell ... Reggie
Dudley Sutton ... Pete
Gladys Henson Gladys Henson ... Gran
Avice Landone ... Reggie's Mother
Lockwood West Lockwood West ... Reggie's Father
Betty Marsden Betty Marsden ... Dot's Mother
Martin Matthews Martin Matthews ... Uncle Arthur (as Martin Mathews)
Johnny Briggs ... Boy Friend
James Chase James Chase ... Les
Geoffrey Dunn Geoffrey Dunn ... Mr. Lunnis
Dandy Nichols ... Mrs. Stanley
Elizabeth Begley Elizabeth Begley ... Woman Receptionist
Valerie Varnam Valerie Varnam ... Brenda
Jill Mai Meredith Jill Mai Meredith ... June (as Jill Meredith)
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Storyline

Reggie and Dot are a young South London couple who get married before they really get to know each other. After the marriage, they quickly begin to drift apart. Dot seems content to pursue her own interests, until Reggie meets Pete, a fellow cyclist, and begins to explore his own identity. Written by Alan F. Hickman <alanhick@prodigy.net>

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the frustrations of sexual conflict . . . See more »

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Drama | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 March 1964 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

A bőrkabátos fiúk See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Watch the last few minutes
14 June 2000 | by whisperingtreeSee all my reviews

An interesting kitchen sink film that alludes too, rather than tackling homosexuality. Worth watching for the location shots and the fine performance of Dudley Sutton. The final quarter of an hour is really quite poignant and there is an excellent final scene.


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