Man-eating businesswoman, Angela Barrows is sent by her US company to Edinburgh to investigate export opportunities. She meets businessman Robert MacPherson en route and he persuades her to help bring his company into the 20th century. The staff, lead by Mr. Martin, have other ideas and a battle between the old and new business methods breaks out.
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James Thurber's Delightful Sex-War Satire.
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You're a gremlin, that's what she said.
Mrs blathering Barrows. You should hear what she's going to do with the house of MacPherson. Here... what's a gremlin?
You'd better go and see Mr Roberts. Come on.
Ah, Robbie... he's a gremlin.
Will you please stop calling me a gremlin?
Referenced in The Unknown Peter Sellers
All Things Bright and Beautiful
Lyrics by Cecil F. Alexander
and music by William H. Monk
Sung by a choir on the television in Mrs Barrows' apartment See more