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Rattle of a Simple Man

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Director: Muriel Box

Cast: Harry H. Corbett, Diane Cilento, Thora Hird, Michael Medwin, Charles Dyer

Percy Winthram (Harry H. Corbett), a shy, repressed 39-year-old, is in London with some buddies to see the football championship. While on the town, his pals bet that he can't talk a beautiful blonde (Diane Cilento) into a tryst. Unknown to them, the lady in question is a prostitute. But after overhearing the wager -- in which Percy's motorbike would be forfeit if he loses -- she kindly takes him back to her apartment, regaling him with lies about her luxurious past life along the way.

Genre: Comedy

Year: 1964

Running time: 96 minutes

Territory: UK

Studio: StudioCanal

Percy Winthram (Harry H. Corbett), a shy, repressed 39-year-old, is in London with some buddies to see the football championship. While on the town, his pals bet that he can't talk a beautiful blonde (Diane Cilento) into a tryst. Unknown to them, the lady in question is a prostitute. But after overhearing the wager -- in which Percy's motorbike would be forfeit if he loses -- she kindly takes him back to her apartment, regaling him with lies about her luxurious past life along the way.




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