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The Adventures of Sadie (1953)

Our Girl Friday (original title)
Approved | | Comedy | 1 December 1953 (UK)
Rich Sadie Patch (Dame Joan Collins) is marooned on a desert island after an emergency on her cruise ship. With her are Irish stoker Pat Plunkett (Kenneth More), prickly young Jimmy Carrol ... See full summary »

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Noel Langley

Writer:

Noel Langley (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Joan Collins ... Sadie
George Cole ... Carrol
Kenneth More ... Pat Plunkett
Robertson Hare ... Gibble
Hermione Gingold ... Spinster
Walter Fitzgerald ... Schooner Captain
Hattie Jacques ... Mrs. Patch
Felix Felton Felix Felton ... Mr. Patch
Lionel Murton Lionel Murton ... Barman
Anthony Tancred Anthony Tancred ... Smithers
Michael Meacham Michael Meacham ... Schooner Officer
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Storyline

Rich Sadie Patch (Dame Joan Collins) is marooned on a desert island after an emergency on her cruise ship. With her are Irish stoker Pat Plunkett (Kenneth More), prickly young Jimmy Carrol (George Cole), and bald and bookish Professor Gibble (Robertson Hare). All fancy their chances. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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Comedy

Certificate:

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 December 1953 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

The Adventures of Sadie See more »

Filming Locations:

England, UK See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor) (uncredited)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

In pre-production, this movie was called "The Cautious Amorist" after the novel on which it was based. See more »

Goofs

The Bikini worn by Joan Collins' character Sadie, supposedly made on the island out of a piece of cloth taken from a sailor, is obviously professionally made and fitted, not something that could be made without any equipment on an island. See more »

Quotes

Mr. Patch: I wish it was opening time.
Sadie Patch: You've only just drunk your lunch.
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Connections

Featured in Talkies: Remembering Kenneth More: Part One (2019) See more »

Soundtracks

If You Were The Only Girl In The World
(uncredited)
Written by Nat Ayer and Clifford Grey
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Three guys and Joan Collins on a desert island.
1 November 2002 | by manxman-1See all my reviews

Very funny and inventive tale about three guys marooned on a desert island with snooty Joan Collins. Terrific characterization - the jerk, the dithering old man and the cheeky know-it-all sailor. Kenneth More at his cheerful best as the sailor, veteran Robertson Hare at his scatterbrained finest and George Cole at his most obnoxious. And then there's Joan Collins. Still learning how to act but who cares when she spends ninety percent of the movie in a bikini? The object of lust from all angles and no wonder. When one looks at the sorry state of so many of today's comedies it's a delight to look back on this one and get more than a few laughs from genuine characters and situations. A nice addition for the collection.


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