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Having a Wild Weekend (1965)

Catch Us If You Can (original title)
Not Rated | | Comedy, Music | 15 July 1965 (UK)
Dinah is a model whose face appears in an ad campaign for meat. While shooting a TV commercial, she and Steve, one of the stunt men, run off together. The advertising executives use their ... See full summary »

Director:

John Boorman

Writer:

Peter Nichols (original screenplay)
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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dave Clark ... Steve (as The Dave Clark Five)
The Dave Clark Five ... The Dave Clark Five
Barbara Ferris ... Dinah
David Lodge ... Louis
Robin Bailey ... Guy
Ronald Lacey ... Yeano
Yootha Joyce ... Nan
David de Keyser David de Keyser ... Zissell
Michael Gwynn ... Hardingford
Clive Swift ... Duffie
Hugh Walters Hugh Walters ... Grey
Marianne Stone ... Mrs. Vera Stone
Donald Morley ... Barker
Michael Blakemore Michael Blakemore ... Officer
Julian Holloway ... Assistant director
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Storyline

Dinah is a model whose face appears in an ad campaign for meat. While shooting a TV commercial, she and Steve, one of the stunt men, run off together. The advertising executives use their disappearance to generate more publicity for... meat. Written by George S. Davis

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Genres:

Comedy | Music

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Trivia

It was Lenny Davidson's character that had no dialogue in this movie. Not Denis West Payton. See more »

Quotes

Harmonica Player: Got any splifs, man?
Steve: Splifs?
Harmonica Player: Pot.
Steve: No.
Harmonica Player's Friend: Got any H? Horse.
Steve: No.
Harmonica Player: King Normal.
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Connections

References Frankenstein (1931) See more »

Soundtracks

Having a Wild Weekend
Written by Dave Clark and Mike Smith
Played by The Dave Clark Five
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Dave Clark is a megalomaniac
15 November 2018 | by InduswaSee all my reviews

This movie could have been SO much better with less Dave Clark. Apparently Mr Clark was the Master of the Universe with all things DC5. He cast himself as one of the two leads in this movie and it suffers because of him.

He can't act, he speaks monotonously, his demeanor is dour and completely un-interesting. The young lady in the movie is good and so are the other members of the band.

Mike Smith has charisma and it shows. Rick Huxley is funny. He shows a natural talent for goofing at the right time. Unfortunately these two are not allowed to have larger parts in the film.

The script is ok. It's worth watching for the mid-sixties snapshot it presents.

But Dave Clark? Yeesh!


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 July 1965 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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