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.
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Did You Know?
It has been alleged that many British actors and actresses turned down roles in the movie because the subject could have cost them knighthoods and other honors. However, Sir Ian McKellen
, already a CBE, was knighted in 1991, two years after this movie was made, and became a Companion of Honour in 2008. Leslie Phillips
was awarded the OBE in 1998 and promoted to a CBE in 2008, while Sir John Hurt
was awarded a CBE in 2004 and knighted in 2015. See more
Near the end of the film, when Mandy Rice-Davies is surrounded by the press, one photographer, using a twin-lens reflex camera, has his finger on the lower (taking) lens at the moment of exposure. No professional photographer would make this mistake. See more
All Russians are spies, it's how they're brought up.
Original 114-minutes British version was shortened to 108 minutes for the USA theatrical release in order to avoid a X rating. See more
My Kind of Girl
Written by Leslie Bricusse See more