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Smile Orange (1976)

Based on the stage play by director Trevor Rhone, "Smile Orange" takes a humorous and somewhat acidic view of the tourism business, mostly from the point of view of Ringo, a hustler, con man and waiter.

Director:

Trevor D. Rhone

Writers:

David Ogden, Trevor D. Rhone (play) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Carl Bradshaw Carl Bradshaw ... Ringo
Glenn Morrison Glenn Morrison ... Bus Boy
Stanley Irons Stanley Irons ... Joe
Vaughn Crosskill Vaughn Crosskill ... Assistant Manager
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Based on the stage play by director Trevor Rhone, "Smile Orange" takes a humorous and somewhat acidic view of the tourism business, mostly from the point of view of Ringo, a hustler, con man and waiter.

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hotel waiter | based on play | See All (2) »

Taglines:

The Jamaican experience

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

Jamaica

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 May 1976 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Jamaica

Company Credits

Production Co:

Knuts See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Smile Orange is known in the USA as the slang term for the restaurant chain Hooters since the servers are seen wearing orange shorts. See more »

Quotes

[trying to sound like an American]
Bus Boy: Me no know, ma'am.
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I actually found it a very sad film
30 June 2006 | by pravda-5See all my reviews

I actually found it a very sad film. All the humiliations Jamaicans have to go through just in order to feed their families. Enormously stupid and arrogant American guests (I wouldn't want to have my holidays among such folks!). Beer drinking competition and crab races as "entertainment". And Jamaicans really believe that they are "free"??? And that the Cubans are not? I have had holidays in Cuba. All the staff who work with tourists, have dignity and self-respect because they won't starve if they don't please the morons with money. And the entertainment includes salsa lessons and Spanish courses. I would not want to be on holidays in Jamaica after seeing this film (poor waiter who had to sleep with that old fat cow!)and I do sincerely feel sorry for the Jamaican people who are very talented and friendly and certainly deserve better than serving a bunch of idiots.


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