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Come Play with Me (1977)

A health-resort where both the clients and the employees easily take their clothes off and have a little fun is the setting of this sex-comedy.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Irene Handl ... Lady Bovington
Alfie Bass ... Kelly / Luigi
George Harrison Marks George Harrison Marks ... Clapworthy
Ronald Fraser ... Slasher
Ken Parry Ken Parry ... Podsnap
Toni Harrison Marks Toni Harrison Marks ... Miss Dingle
Tommy Godfrey Tommy Godfrey ... Blitt
Bob Todd Bob Todd ... Vicar
Rita Webb Rita Webb ... Madam Rita
Cardew Robinson Cardew Robinson ... McIvar
Sue Longhurst Sue Longhurst ... Christina
Henry McGee Henry McGee ... Deputy Prime Minister
Norman Vaughan ... Stage Performer
Michael Logan Michael Logan ... Minister
Talfryn Thomas ... Nosegay
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Storyline

A health-resort where both the clients and the employees easily take their clothes off and have a litte fun is the setting of this hugely popular sex-comedy. Written by Kristian Krokfoss <krokus@online.no>

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Taglines:

It's not what we do - it's the way that we do it! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Musical

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Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 April 1977 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

David Sullivan's Come Play with Me See more »

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Budget:

£85,000 (estimated)
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Production Co:

Roldvale See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The producers originally wanted Joanna Lumley,Valerie Leon, and Jane Seymour. All declined. See more »

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The end credits mix-up Anna Bergman and Pat Astley, transposing the character names by which they were referred to in the dialogue. Also Astley is shown as "Pat Ashley" See more »

Alternate Versions

Hardcore versions of four of the film's sex scenes were shot for the overseas market. It is believed that the hardcore version was never exhibited commercially and may now be lost. See more »

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Referenced in Rude Boy (1980) See more »

Soundtracks

Come Play With Me
By Peter Jeffries
Sung by Coming Shortly
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Little more than a curiosity
20 September 2008 | by lazarilloSee all my reviews

British sex comedies are kind of like "Lake Woebegone" in-reverse--they're all below average. And then some of them are downright awful. This was one of the most famous films of the genre since it featured sex star legend Mary Millington. But she has about as big of role here as she did with her brief cameo in "The Great Rock and Roll Swindle", and that movie is a lot more fun to sit through than this one.

There's no shortage of naked dollybirds, of course--like "The Playbirds" this was produced by British porn magnate David Sullivan and features a lot of the same "actresses" pulled from the pages of his nudie magazines (Millington, Suzie Mandel, etc.). Unfortunately though, it also has a plot: two counterfeiters (Alfie Bass and George Harrison Marks, who also directed)go on the lam from the law and hide out at a Scottish health spa run by a septuagenarian (Irene Handl). Then a bunch of strippers also start working at the spa for some reason (OK, so it's not much of a plot). What we have here is the same old problem--the Brits can't seem to make a straight-out sex film, so they have to try to "class" it up by throwing in a bunch second-rate, over-the-hill comedians. Bass, Marks, and Handl have an unfortunate amount of screen time and they're all painfully unfunny.

Like all sex films this movie is horribly cheap, and the incompetent film-making makes it seem even cheaper. I have no idea why it was so popular in Britain. At the time, I guess, they were such a sex starved country (due to stringent censorship laws) that their movie audiences would apparently just watch anything. This was a popular film in a certain time and place, but now it's little more than a curiosity


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