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A Matter of Innocence (1967)

Pretty Polly (original title)
Approved | | Romance, Comedy, Drama | 24 January 1968 (USA)
Miss Polly decides to spend a few months with her wealthy spinster aunt as a traveling companion. While in India her aunt's demise leaves her alone to pursue her freedom and explore an ... See full summary »

Director:

Guy Green

Writers:

Noël Coward (story "Pretty Polly Barlow") (as Noel Coward), Keith Waterhouse (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Hayley Mills ... Polly Barlow
Brenda de Banzie ... Eva Innes-Hook
Dorothy Alison ... Mrs. Barlow
Peter Bayliss ... Critch
Patricia Routledge ... Miss Gudgeon
Shashi Kapoor ... Amaz Hudeen
Trevor Howard ... Robert Thorne-Hook
Kalen Liu Kalen Liu ... Lorelei
Toni Murphy Toni Murphy ... Lady Tourist
Dick Patterson ... Rick Preston
Ric Young ... Lim Kee (as Eric Young)
Sarah Abdullah Sarah Abdullah ... Bad Girl
Anthony Chinn ... Japanese Proprietor
S.Y. Han S.Y. Han ... Oculist
David Prosser David Prosser ... Ambrose
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Miss Polly decides to spend a few months with her wealthy spinster aunt as a traveling companion. While in India her aunt's demise leaves her alone to pursue her freedom and explore an arm's length romance with a local boy. Tender, fun loving, and poetic representation of that transition from youth to young womanhood. Written by Mike Gomez <mgomez@kuentos.guam.net>

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Hayley Mills, who became a woman in "Family Way", is anything but innocent in "A Matter of Innocence!" See more »

Genres:

Romance | Comedy | Drama

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Country:

UK

Language:

English | Hindi | Japanese | German

Release Date:

24 January 1968 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Free from her 6-year Disney contract that forced her to play younger than she was, Hayley Mills was 21 when she played the 21-year-old Polly Barlow. See more »

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References The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »

Soundtracks

Pretty Polly
Music by Michel Legrand
Lyrics by Don Black
Sung by Matt Monro
[Played over the opening credits]
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A Matter of Innocence (1968)
15 June 1999 | by BHallumsSee all my reviews

This Movie was based on a short story by the late Noel Coward about Miss Polly Barlow. Polly was young when she gone with her stern aunt to Singapore. Once they arrived, Polly was a shy, different little girl from London North in her own right to proved her own innocence and become a woman.


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