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Why Bother to Knock (1961)

Don't Bother to Knock (original title)
A romantically active travel agent gives all of his girlfriends keys to his flat - too many to keep count of.

Director:

Cyril Frankel

Writers:

Clifford Hanley (novel), Denis Cannan (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Todd ... Bill
Nicole Maurey ... Lucille
Elke Sommer ... Ingrid
June Thorburn ... Stella
Rik Battaglia ... Giulio
Judith Anderson ... Maggie
Dawn Beret Dawn Beret ... Harry
Scot Finch Scot Finch ... Perry
Eleanor Summerfield Eleanor Summerfield ... Mother
John Le Mesurier ... Father
Colin Gordon ... Rolsom
Kenneth Fortescue Kenneth Fortescue ... Ian
Ronald Fraser ... Fred
Tommy Duggan Tommy Duggan ... Al (as Tom Duggan)
Michael Shepley ... Colonel
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A romantically active travel agent gives all of his girlfriends keys to his flat - too many to keep count of.

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Taglines:

Elke Sommer...The "Shot in the Dark" girl gives SEX a shot in the arm!

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Comedy

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 February 1962 (Finland) See more »

Also Known As:

Why Bother to Knock See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

4-Track Stereo (RCA Sound Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor) (as Technicolor ®)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Theatrical movie debut of Jane Merrow (American Girl). See more »

Goofs

When Richard Todd gets splashed with the water from the bath, the amount of water on his suit increases dramatically when he exits the room. See more »

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Opening credits prologue: EDINBURGH See more »

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Don't Bother To Watch
3 December 2017 | by malcolmgswSee all my reviews

This is a sex comedy without the sex and without the comedy.It is suspiciously like the big success of the early sixties,Boeing Boeing.It is a failed attempt by Richard Todd to reignite his career as a light comedian.He was 42 at the time and tries to romance girls half his age.A big surprise is seeing Judith Anderson in rubbish such as this.No wonder Todd made no further attempt at comedy. Incidentally in response to another reviewer Boeing Boeing was first performed on stage,3years before this film


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