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Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush (1968)

Not Rated | | Comedy | 4 March 1968 (USA)
This comedy / drama film follows the sexual exploits of teenager Jamie McGregor and the permissive society of the 60's.

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Clive Donner

Writers:

Hunter Davies (screenplay), Hunter Davies (novel) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Barry Evans ... Jamie McGregor
Judy Geeson ... Mary Gloucester
Angela Scoular ... Caroline Beauchamp
Sheila White ... Paula
Adrienne Posta ... Linda
Vanessa Howard ... Audrey
Diane Keen ... Claire
Moyra Fraser ... Mrs. McGregor
Michael Bates ... Mr. McGregor
Maxine Audley ... Mrs. Beauchamp
Denholm Elliott ... Mr. Beauchamp
Christopher Timothy ... Spike
Nicky Henson ... Craig Foster
Allan Warren Allan Warren ... Joe McGregor
Roy Holder ... Arthur
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This comedy / drama film follows the sexual exploits of teenager Jamie McGregor and the permissive society of the 60's. Written by Simon Templar <deejay@dircon.co.uk>

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Taglines:

I'm in Mulberry Bush...Why Aren't You? See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 March 1968 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Trois petits tours et puis s'en vont See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Giant Film Production See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The lead of Jamie was offered to Dudley Moore. See more »

Goofs

During the boating scene, Jamie's life jacket is laced up differently at various times before he falls into the water See more »

Alternate Versions

For its UK cinema release the film was heavily cut from the original print with edits to dialogue, some sexual references, and all of Mary's topless footage during the bathing scene, and the uncut version was released overseas. The cut cinema print was often shown on BBC1 and the uncut version was shown by Channel 4. The 2010 DVD features both prints of the film. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Brontes at the BBC (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Looking Back
Written & Performed by the Spencer Davis
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It really was like this.
13 January 2004 | by terraplaneSee all my reviews

What is a great movie? Is it The third Man or Citizen Kane because they are "Great"? Classics because of their technique and artistry.Certainly. Some Like It Hot, Duck Soup, 2001, The Shawshank Redemption and Taxi Driver all are great movies for obvious reasons.But there are movies that are personal classics for different reasons. This is one of mine. Some movies, like some songs, have so many personal memories attached that they transcend artistic or dramatic reason. This movie encapsulates all the angst and fun of those oh so brief years of my youth. Forget all those smart ass, know it all films of today, this movie shows how it really was. I recently discovered a video of this movie that I had taped from TV some years ago. Today I watched it. Oh man, where did the time go?

Ok, I'm going to be objective. This is not a great movie in the same way that Citizen Kane is. The acting is, for the most part, pretty awful. The storyline is, by clasic standards, laughable. But that is not important to me. Judy Geeson, Angela Scoula and Vanessa Howard are so beautiful in this movie, British beautiful that is, I have moments of rapture when I watch them. The music, and I have the soundtrack album on vinyl, is '60's British psychedelia. Whenever I hear Andy Ellison sing 'It's been a long time' or the title song, I timeslip back to the days of my youth.

It doesn't really matter to me what anybody else says about this movie, I love it. I just wish I could do it again. Oh yesterday leave me alone. I have no regrets except for those times that slipped by so fast. The seed of memory will grow into a great tree of life as we lived it.Forgive my reminiscences.

It's Been A Long Time.


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