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Review of The Dave Clark Five in Catch Us If You Can (1965) in the 60s Retrospective series. While the debt to A Hard Day’s Night is obvious, it was a successful film in its own right (retitled Having A Wild Weekend in the USA). Dave Clark chose the director (It was John Boorman’s first feature film) and screenwriter, Peter Nichols. Barbara Ferris co-starred. Black and white, and very unusually it’s a comedy chase drama, with a Dave Clark Five soundtrack, but no songs are performed, sung or mimed on film.

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The 60s revisited series moves back to Swinging Sixties London for Georgy Girl, (FOLLOW LINK) starring Lynn Redgrave, Alan Bates, James Mason and Charlotte Rampling. Black and white, low budget, considered highly immoral at the time but it became a major success at the box office.

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