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What's Good for the Goose (1969)

A middle aged banker picks up two young free minded women on his way to a banker's convention and falls head over heels for one of them.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Timothy Bartlett
Sally Geeson ... Nikki
Sarah Atkinson ... Meg
... Margaret
Stuart Nichol ... Bank Manager
Derek Francis ... Harrington
Terence Alexander ... Frisby
Paul Whitsun-Jones ... Clark
... Porter
Karl Lanchbury ... Pete
Hilary Pritchard ... Cashier in Discotheque
H.H. Goldsmith ... Policeman
Thelma Falls-Hand ... Bank Clerk
The Pretty Things ... Pop Group
George Meaton ... Third Speaker
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A middle aged banker picks up two young free minded women on his way to a banker's convention and falls head over heels for one of them.

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Yesterday's lover makes today's scene...

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December 1969 (USA)  »

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Girl Trouble  »

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Norman Wisdom's final starring role. See more »

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What's Good for the Goose (Theme Song)
Sung by Norman Wisdom
Music and Lyrics by Reg Tilsley and Alan Blaikley (as Howard Blaikley) & Ken Howard (as Howard Blaikley)
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Released versions cut compared to T.V. version?
27 August 2007 | by See all my reviews

Hopefully I can get the attention of another fan of the film, although looking at all the negative reviews of it I somehow doubt it possible. Anyway, here goes. Is it me or is the bedroom scene with Sally G cut when compared to the version Channel 5 shown, late at night, sadly over 20 years ago????? As a teenager I remember being shocked by her going topless in bed with old Norman but that segment isn't on the DVD or any of the vids. If someone can clarify this I'd be most grateful!(surprised nobody else has noticed this). I do like the film and I am a big fan of Norman (Seen him Live twice), but I think the reason it works for me is that I don't expect him to be Pitkin.I really do see him as a different character here, unlike most of his other more popular films. Reading between the lines, most of the 'reviewers'(Who slate the film) seem to want him to be like his stereo-typical clumsy little fool.Wasn't he allowed to break out of that millstone for just one film?????????? Where the film probably winds people up is when Norman slips in little bits of Pitkin into the Mr Bartlett character; this is confusing some disappointed fans who expect the rest of the usual package and get a Peter Stringfellow mix.


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