Thursday, April 11, 2013

Entertaining Mr. Sloane



1970 British Feature

Cast: Beryl Reid, Peter McEnery, Harry Andrews and Alan Webb
Director: Douglas Hickox
Writer: Clive Exton, based on the play bye Joe Orton

Synopsis:
A sexy, amoral drifter with a mysterious past insinuates himself into the home and lives of a lonely middle-aged woman and her closeted brother.

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Ratings:
  • Internet Movie Database: 6.5/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes - Audience: 74%
  • OMG rating: 4/10

Buy/Rent:
  • DVD: Available
  • Book: Available



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Notes/Trivia:
  • The play Entertaining Mr. Sloane was first produced in London in 1964, followed by short-lived Broadway run in 1965.
  • This was the second screen adaptation of the play. It was previously adapted for British television and broadcast as an episode of ITV Playhouse in 1968.
  • Beryl Reid reprised her role as Kath in a 1975 London revival of the play co-starring Malcolm McDowell in the title role.

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