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Confessions of a Window Cleaner (1974)

R | | Comedy | 8 November 1974 (USA)
An optimistic and inept window cleaner fully 'satisfies' his customers, bed hopping from one unsatisfied housewife to another, until he meets a successful female police officer, who will have none of his sexual advances.

Director:

Val Guest

Writers:

Christopher Wood (screenplay), Val Guest (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Robin Askwith ... Timothy Lea
Anthony Booth ... Sidney Noggett
Sheila White ... Rosie Noggett
Dandy Nichols ... Mrs. Lea
Bill Maynard ... Mr. Lea
Linda Hayden ... Elizabeth Radlett
John Le Mesurier ... Inspector Radlett
Joan Hickson ... Mrs. Radlett
Katya Wyeth Katya Wyeth ... Carole
Richard Wattis ... Carole's Father
Melissa Stribling ... Mrs. Villiers
Anita Graham Anita Graham ... Ingrid
Sam Kydd ... 1st Removal Man
Brian Hall ... 2nd Removal Man
Christine Donna Christine Donna ... Lil Lamour
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Storyline

Young Timmy starts as a window cleaner in the little company of his brother. Soon he learns that some female customers expect additional service. Young and curious as he is, he reluctantly accepts the juicy duty. However his heart belongs to Liz, who demands the highest commitment until she lets him go all the way. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Serviced with a smile! See more »

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Trivia

Anthony Booth is the man who climbs out the window and down the ladder midway through the film. See more »

Goofs

When Sid Noggett (Anthony Booth) stops his Mini van outside the church at Timmy's wedding, he gets out and comes into the church. Behind him, the van starts to roll away backwards, but in the next shot is stationary. Either it was planned as part of the story that the van would roll away and the story was changed, or Booth forgot to set the handbrake when he stopped the vehicle. See more »

Quotes

Timothy Lea: What a diabolical way to start a new career. Flat on me back starin' up blokes's trouser legs!
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Alternate Versions

In order to satisfy the censors of a worldwide market, three versions of this film had to be shot. The 'A' Version was the traditional nude format, the 'B' Version had both male and females wearing underwear, while the 'C' Version (made for South Africa) had fully-clothed sex scenes. The same practice was used for Confessions of a Pop Performer, though the final two sequels - Confessions of a Driving Instructor and Confessions From a Holiday Camp - only required 'A' and 'B' Versions. See more »

Connections

Featured in Doing Rude Things (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

This is your life Timmy Lea
Words and music by Roger Greenaway and Roger Cook
Arranged by Sam Sklair
Sung by Sue Cheyenne
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Low budget typical British comedy of the 70's
3 November 2000 | by mark monroeSee all my reviews

Despite it's low ratings, this film sums up the humour and sex comedy films that appeared during the 70's. I enjoy the quick fire one liners from Tony Booth who plays the brother in law to Robin Askwiths main character, Timmy. This was the start of a run of the confession films, all had good plots if only somewhat "cheesey". I enjoy these films as it is an indication of the 70's era. Not to be taken seriously, it's just a good laughable movie, with harmless soft (very soft) nudity. Give it a go!


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 November 1974 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Confesiones de un limpiaventanas See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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