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The Boy Friend

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Time Out says

Sandy Wilson's delightfully lightweight musical is given the unnecessary avoirdupois that seems unavoidable with Russell. Some things work beautifully: Tommy Tune's deliriously leggy Charleston, the bathing beauty inanities of 'Sur la Plage', almost everything Twiggy does as the wide-eyed ingenue. But there are also some bloated Busby Berkeley pastiches which clash horribly with Wilson's mock-'20s score. Consistency was never Russell's strong point.
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Release Details

  • Duration:125 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Ken Russell
  • Screenwriter:Ken Russell
  • Cast:
    • Twiggy
    • Christopher Gable
    • Barbara Windsor
    • Moyra Fraser
    • Bryan Pringle
    • Max Adrian
    • Catherine Wilmer
    • Vladek Sheybal
    • Tommy Tune
    • Glenda Jackson
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