Take A Girl Like You. Image shows from L to R: Patrick Standish (Oliver Reed), Jenny Bunn (Hayley Mills). Copyright: Columbia Pictures.

Take A Girl Like You

1970 British comedy film. Stars Hayley Mills, Oliver Reed and Noel Harrison.

On TV on Sunday 12th April at 11pm on TPTV

Take A Girl Like You

Take A Girl Like You

Jonathan Miller's film of Kingsley Amis's comic novel (adapted for the screen by George Melly) casts Hayley Mills as a naïve young girl who moves from the North of England to teach in a London school and finds herself fending off the advances of a number of lusty suitors, including Oliver Reed, John Bird and Noel Harrison.

As much a document of its time as a satire on the sexual mores (and confusions) of the period, Miller's still remarkably fresh debut feature is buoyed by its terrific cast and a typically excellent Stanley Myers score.

This high definition remaster is presented with original mono audio sound track.

First released: Monday 25th February 2019

Extras

  • Interview with Hayley Mills (2019): The award-winning actor recalls her work on the film in this new and exclusive interview
  • Now And Then: Jonathan Miller (1967): An archival interview with the author, academic and filmmaker in conversation with Bernard Braden
  • Isolated music & effects track
  • Theatrical trailers
  • Image gallery: on-set and promotional photography
  • Limited edition exclusive booklet with a new essay by Melanie Williams, an overview of contemporary critical responses, archival articles, and film credits
  • Distributor: Powerhouse Films
  • Region: All regions
  • Discs: 1
  • Minutes: 111
  • Subtitles: English
  • Catalogue: PHILTD115

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