An English bon-vivant osteopath is enchanted with a young exotic dancer and invites her to live with him. He serves as friend and mentor, and through his contacts and parties she and her friend meet and date members of the Conservative Party. Eventually a scandal occurs when her affair with the Minister of War goes public, threatening their lifestyles and their freedom. Based on the real Profumo scandal of 1963. Written by
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Did You Know?
Produced in 1988 concurrently with a theatrical season in London for Sir Ian McKellen
, who along with several co-stars, took part in assisting Sam Wanamaker
's attempts to ensure the heritage of both the "Globe" and "Rose" theatres. This included several inspection visits that are recalled anecdotally by volunteers. Later, some co-stars attending the densely packed celebrity event, the "Save the Rose Theatre" campaign's public relations day in May 1989. This film was promoted to the media on the day, along with many others. (See Artist entries The Tall Guy
(1989) and Henry V
(1989) as examples.) See more
A title card says, "One Year Later, 1962," indicating that Profumo addressed Parliament about Keeler that year. Profumo addressed Parliament in March 1963. See more
I have nothing to hide.
Come off it John, we all have something to hide, what a boring life it would be if we didn't.
Featured in Film '72: Episode #46.3
Back at the Chicken Shack
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