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Every Home Should Have One is a 1970 British comedy film directed by Jim Clark and starring Marty Feldman, Judy Cornwell, Patrick Cargill, Jack Watson, Patience Collier, Penelope Keith, Dinsdale Landen, Annabel Leventon, John McKelvey, Moray Watson, Julie Ege, and Shelley Berman.[1] It was released in the United States in theatres and on home video under the title Think Dirty.[2] The film is notable for its titles and animated sequences, which were provided by Richard Williams Studio. The feature's theme song, "Every Home Should Have One", was written by John Cameron, Caryl Brahms, and Ned Sherrin, arranged by Alan Tew, produced by Jackie Rand, and sung by Millicent Martin. The song was released as a single to promote the film.

Every Home Should Have One
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Directed byJim Clark
Produced byNed Sherrin
Written byHerbert Kretzmer
Milton Shulman
Screenplay byHerbert Kretzmer
Barry Took
Marty Feldman
Based on
Every Home Should Have One
by
  • Herbert Kretzmer and
  • Milton Shulman
StarringMarty Feldman
Judy Cornwell
Patrick Cargill
Jack Watson
Patience Collier
Penelope Keith
Dinsdale Landen
Annabel Leventon
John McKelvey
Moray Watson
Julie Ege
Shelley Berman
Music byJohn Cameron
CinematographyKen Hodges
Edited byRalph Sheldon
Color processEastmancolor
Production
company
Example Productions Ltd
British Lion Films Ltd
Distributed byBritish Lion Films Ltd (UK)
Quartet Films (US)
Gofilex (Netherlands)
Release date
  • 5 March 1970 (1970-03-05) (London)
Running time
94 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageEnglish

Contents

PlotEdit

An advertising man is assigned by his boss to come up with a sexy new image for porridge. While his wife runs a clean-up TV movement organized by the local vicar, he has an affair with the au-pair girl.[3]

CastEdit

CreditsEdit

  • Directed by Jim Clark
  • Assistant Directors - Allan James and Grania O'Shannon
  • Art Director - Roy Stannard
  • Casting Director - Thelma Graves
  • Produced by Ned Sherrin
  • Associate Production - Terry Glinwood
  • Photographed by Ken Hodges, BSC
  • Processed by Humphries Laboratories
  • Edited by Ralph Sheldon
  • Sound Editor - Jim Sibley
  • Costume Designers - Daphne Dare and Michael Fish (Marty Feldman's clothes)
  • Production Manager - Pat Green
  • Camera Operator - George Minassian
  • Sound Recorders - Buster Ambler and Nolan Roberts
  • Continuity by Barbara Rowland
  • Make-Up Artist - Richard Mills
  • Hairdressing by Jeanette Freeman
  • Titles and Animation - Richard Williams Studio
  • Made in Association with British Lion Films Ltd
  • Produced at Shepperton Studios, Shepperton, Surrey, England

ReceptionEdit

The film was one of the most popular movies in 1970 at the British box office.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Every Home Should Have One – review - cast and crew, movie star rating and where to watch film on TV and online". Radio Times.
  2. ^ "Think Dirty (1970) - Jim Clark - Synopsis, Characteristics, Moods, Themes and Related - AllMovie". AllMovie.
  3. ^ "BFI | Film & TV Database | EVERY HOME SHOULD HAVE ONE (1970)". Ftvdb.bfi.org.uk. 16 April 2009. Retrieved 22 January 2014.
  4. ^ Harper, Sue (2011). British Film Culture in the 1970s: The Boundaries of Pleasure: The Boundaries of Pleasure. Edinburgh University Press. p. 269.

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