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The Boy Friend

1972 | 2h 17m | Comedy, Musical, Romance

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When the leading lady of a low-budget musical revue sprains her ankle, the assistant stage manager becomes a star in her place

The assistant stage manager of a small-time theatrical company (Polly Browne) is forced to understudy for the leading lady (Rita) at a matinée performance at which an illustrious Hollywood director (Cecil B. DeThrill) is in the audience scouting for actors to be in his latest "all-talking, all-dancing, all-singing" extravaganza. Polly also happens to fall in love with the leading man (Tony) and imagines several fabulous fantasy sequences in which the director is fr...

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Ken Russell


Twiggy Christopher Gable Max Adrian Bryan Pringle Murray Melvin Moyra Fraser Georgina Hale Sally Bryant Vladek Sheybal Tommy Tune

UK release date

03 Feb 1972
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