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Ladies Who Do (1963)

Not Rated | | Comedy | 22 June 1964 (Sweden)
The "Ladies Who Do" are office cleaners. One of them discovers some hot stock tips and they make a fortune. They then make good use of it to save their old neighbourhoods from the wicked developer.

Writers:

Michael Pertwee (screenplay), John Bignall (original idea)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Peggy Mount ... Mrs. Cragg
Robert Morley ... The Colonel
Harry H. Corbett ... James Ryder
Miriam Karlin ... Mrs. Higgins
Avril Elgar Avril Elgar ... Emily Parish
Dandy Nichols ... Mrs. Merryweather
Jon Pertwee ... Sydney Tait
Joan Benham ... Miss Pinsent
Ron Moody ... Police Inspector
Cardew Robinson Cardew Robinson ... Police Driver
Nigel Davenport ... Mr. Strang
Arthur Howard Arthur Howard ... Chauffeur
Ernest Clark ... Stockbroker
Tristram Jellinek Tristram Jellinek ... 2nd Stockbroker
John Laurie ... Doctor MacGregor
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The "Ladies Who Do" are office cleaners. One of them discovers some hot stock tips and they make a fortune. They then make good use of it to save their old neighbourhoods from the wicked developer.

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Trivia

The film was made in 1962 under the auspices of the ailing British Lion company, but it was shelved until early 1964, like several other films made by British Lion or its subsidiary, Bryanston Films. See more »

Goofs

Mrs. Higgins (Miriam Karlin) picks up a copy of the News of the World newspaper, indicating that it is a Sunday. However, offices and shops are open, which would not have been the case in early 60s Britain. See more »

Quotes

Colonel Whitforth: It's exactly like the football pools except that we know the results beforehand.
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Connections

Referenced in The Curse of Steptoe (2008) See more »

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Classic British Comedy
29 March 2019 | by Fudge-3See all my reviews

Mrs. Cragg, a cleaning lady, inadvertently picks up some inside trading information that could earn a fortune. The idea to repeat the action spawns a company; 'Ladezudu.'

A nice comedy of working class makes good. Some good gags and excellent physical humour. In the end when the rags have made their riches they become the ones wanting to exploit the poor.

If you want to know what 1960s working class looked like this is a good start.

I liked Mrs Parish.


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Language:

English

Release Date:

22 June 1964 (Sweden) See more »

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Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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