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The Wild Affair (1965)

Satirical view of the British middle class in the 60s. // Young office assistant Majorie will marry soon, however she's plagued by doubts if her fiance is the right one. On her last day at ... See full summary »

Director:

John Krish

Writers:

John Krish, William Sansom (novel) (as William Sanson)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nancy Kwan ... Marjorie Lee
Gladys Morgan Gladys Morgan ... Mrs. Tovey
Betty Marsden Betty Marsden ... Mavis Cook
Victor Spinetti ... Quentin
Jimmy Logan Jimmy Logan ... Craig
Joyce Blair ... Monica
Paul Whitsun-Jones Paul Whitsun-Jones ... Tiny Hearst
Bud Flanagan Bud Flanagan ... Sergeant Bletch
Donald Churchill ... Andy
David Sumner David Sumner ... Ralph
Diane Aubrey Diane Aubrey ... Jill
Bernard Adams Bernard Adams ... Bone
Bessie Love ... Marjorie's Mother
Terry-Thomas ... Godfrey Deane
Joan Benham ... Dress Saleslady
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Storyline

Satirical view of the British middle class in the 60s. // Young office assistant Majorie will marry soon, however she's plagued by doubts if her fiance is the right one. On her last day at work, her male colleagues don't miss a chance to comfort her... and flirt. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Can a secretary say NO!!! When her boss says YES??? See more »

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Comedy

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 December 1965 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

A Grande Pândega See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Bryanston/Seven Arts See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

For this film, Nancy Kwan wore costumes made by Mary Quant, and had her hair cut by top hairdresser Vidal Sassoon, in a short, geometric bob. Considered the first time the styles (both of hair and of wear) of swinging London to be captured on film. See more »

Quotes

Mrs. Tovey: That's a nice dress you've nearly got on. Have you been out dancing all night?
Marjorie Lee: I, er put it on for the office party.
Mrs. Tovey: Now you watch out. You'll have all the men around you like flies.
Marjorie Lee: Who me? Mrs T., can I ask you a question?
Mrs. Tovey: Yes, you can, love.
Marjorie Lee: Did you have lots of boyfriends?
Mrs. Tovey: Oh, hundreds!
Marjorie Lee: And did they all want to make passionate love to you?
Marjorie Lee: You're like a lot of your young sort. You think you invented all this sex business. And we older people, we know nothing about it, I suppose?
Marjorie Lee: Mrs. Tovey,...
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Charming and unusual
10 November 2018 | by blissfilmSee all my reviews

I found this film really very charming, with values that have all but disappeared from popular entertainment, but still hold quite true. In that sense, the script was unusual and rare. It didn't shy away from sexuality, but rather praised the substance of love. The actors were very good, particularly Thomas and the whole variety of excellent British supporting players such as Spinetti. The very interesting part of this film is the perfect casting of Nancy Kwan at the time. I don't know any other actress I could have seen perfectly in this role, with the hint of seriousness that is in her face.


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