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The Girl-Getters (1964)

The System (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama | 18 March 1965 (Netherlands)
In a seaside village, a group of local young men mingle among the seasonal tourists in search of sexual conquests. Near the end of one summer, the leader of the group, Tinker, a strolling ... See full summary »

Director:

Michael Winner

Writer:

Peter Draper (screenplay)
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Complete credited cast:
Oliver Reed ... Tinker
Jane Merrow ... Nicola
Barbara Ferris ... Suzy
Harry Andrews ... Larsey
Julia Foster ... Lorna
Andrew Ray Andrew Ray ... Willy
John Alderton ... Nidge
Ann Lynn ... Ella
Iain Gregory Iain Gregory ... Sammy
John Porter-Davison John Porter-Davison ... Grib (as John Porter Davison)
Clive Colin Bowler Clive Colin Bowler ... Sneakers
David Hemmings ... David
Guy Doleman ... Philip
Gwendolyn Watts Gwendolyn Watts ... First Class Girl
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In a seaside village, a group of local young men mingle among the seasonal tourists in search of sexual conquests. Near the end of one summer, the leader of the group, Tinker, a strolling photographer, aims to conquer a fashion model from a well-to-do family, but he finds himself unexpectedly falling in love. The tables thus turned, Tinker begins to see that maybe it's not the tourists who are being used in these sexual games. Written by George S. Davis

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The Girl-Getters is an adult film for teenagers ... and a teenage film for adults See more »

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The majority of filming took place in Paignton, Torquay and Brixham, after which the fictional "Roxham" was named. See more »

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Music by Tony Kinsey
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Even today it's a great film
1 October 2002 | by mrpeterrobertsonSee all my reviews

I first saw this film when it was released (in 1964) and it had a profound effect on me then, imagine my surprise when I saw it in the middle of the night on TV a few days ago and it hasn't lost any of it's freshness. Oliver Reed is brilliant, as he always was before he took to the bottle, and the idea of the girl turning the tables on the cock-sure man is executed magnificently. Furthermore the quote that I remember for forty years still rang true (Harry Andrews, a photographer, says "we're here to make memories" and Oliver Reed's reply "I thought we were here to make money"). People may laugh at Michale Winner now but this was god, very good. Even today.


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Language:

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