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All Neat in Black Stockings (1969)

R | | Comedy, Drama | 10 April 1969 (UK)
An irresponsible window cleaner believes he has found true love with a woman he picked up in a tavern.


Jane Gaskell (screenplay), Hugh Whitemore (screenplay) | 1 more credit »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Victor Henry Victor Henry ... Ginger
Susan George ... Jill
Jack Shepherd ... Dwyer
Clare Kelly Clare Kelly ... Mother
Anna Cropper ... Sis
Harry Towb ... Issur
Vanessa Forsyth Vanessa Forsyth ... Carole
Terence de Marney ... Gunge (as Terence De Marney)
Jasmina Hilton ... Babette (as Jasmina Hamzavi)
John Woodnutt ... Vicar
Nita Lorraine Nita Lorraine ... Jocasta
Deirdre Costello Deirdre Costello ... New Bird
Andre Dakar Andre Dakar ... Man with Parrot
Rosalind Elliot Rosalind Elliot ... First Bird (as Rosalind Elliott)
Gwendolyn Watts Gwendolyn Watts ... Housewife


An irresponsible window cleaner believes he has found true love with a woman he picked up in a tavern.

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Comedy | Drama


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Release Date:

10 April 1969 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Meias Pretas See more »

Filming Locations:

Wandsworth, London, England, UK See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Miron See more »
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Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


As Ginger (Victor Henry) is waiting for Jill (Susan George) to return, he admires a photograph of her with a donkey when she was younger. In reality this is a publicity picture of Susan taken at the age of 13 taken when she starred in ITV Television Playhouse: December Child (1963). See more »


Ginger: [Red haired Ginger meets Jill] I'm Ginger.
Jill: [Blonde Jill replies] I'm fair.
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Referenced in Courting Controversy (2005) See more »


Lyrics by Terence Delaney
Sung by Jon Mark
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Great title, but ultimately a bit of a disappointment...
21 July 2016 | by canndymanSee all my reviews

This film is certainly a bit of an oddity - & very much of its time (1969). The post-promiscuous society plot, concerning the amorous adventures of window cleaner Ginger, seems at first like a forerunner to the later 'Confessions' films - but somehow never really cuts it or even aspires to even that level of low-brow adventurism. The first half is muddled, silly & incredibly sexist, & leaves the viewer not particularly liking Ginger & his uncaring attitude towards women; the second half becomes more like a kitchen-sink drama, but lacks the depth & believability of something like 'Alfie'.

Susan George (fresh from her appearance as Joyce in 'Up the Junction') is wonderful as eye candy, & saves the film, but she did seem to have a habit at this time of sometimes appearing in movies that were often fairly thin & unsatisfying, & perhaps beneath her talents.

The plot is populated with eccentric characters & situations, & certainly has a loose, almost made-up-as-it-goes-along swinging-sixties feel. In its favour, there are plenty of colourful locations around London, & it gives a good snapshot of how the capital looked at the time, & the fashions - even if the plot is rather far-fetched. Scenes in humdrum cafes & bars are well staged & add some grittiness.

All in all though, not a classic sadly (although I hear it was fairly-well received by contemporary audiences at the time). Great for fans of Susan George & sixties London, but don't expect a full-on sex comedy (it has a 12 certificate) or anything even much in the way of black stockings! The film's biggest downfall for me is the chauvinistic attitudes on display, which made me feel rather uncomfortable - but thankfully nowadays are an unfortunate anachronism.

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