Lola (1969 film)
|Directed by||Richard Donner|
|Produced by||Clive Sharp|
|Written by||Norman Thaddeus Vane|
|Music by||John Scott|
|Edited by||Norman Wanstall|
|Distributed by||American International Pictures|
|Running time||98 minutes|
A 38 year old writer of pornographic novels Scott (Charles Bronson) meets and falls in love with a sixteen-year-old school girl (Susan George) whilst living in London.
When Scott is refused a permanent visa to remain in Britain, the couple get married in Scotland and move to America where by state law Twinky must go to school. Tensions arise when Twinky wants to engage in pastimes, while Scott struggles to complete his novels in order to earn a living. She runs away and is found by Scott in the cellar. Twinky then leaves for London the next day after writing Scott a tearful farewell letter.
- Charles Bronson as Scott Wardman
- Orson Bean as Hal
- Honor Blackman as Mummy
- Michael Craig as Daddy
- Paul Ford as Mr Wardman
- Jack Hawkins as Judge Millington-Draper
- Trevor Howard as Twinky's Grandfather
- Lionel Jeffries as Solicitor
- Kay Medford as Mrs Wardman
- Robert Morley as Judge Roxborough
- Susan George as Twinky / Lola / Sybil Londonderry
- Peggy Aitchison as Mrs Finchley
- Tony Arpino as New York Judge
- Eric Barker as Scottish Clerk
- Erik Chitty as Lawyer's Elderly Client
- Sheila D'Union as Naive English School Chum
- Judith Furse as School Mistress
- Marcia Garton as Rich English School Chum
- Cathy Jose as Felicity, Twinky's Friendly English School Chum
- Anthony Kemp as Peter
- Sue Lloyd as Ursula
- TWINKY: "I got into a fight with my teacher. She said the British burned Washington."
- SCOTT: "They did. In the War of 1812."
- TWINKY: "No we didn't!!! We burned Joan of Arc!"
Other production notes
The title song and two other original numbers are composed and performed by Jim Dale.
- "Twinky (1969)". nytimes.com. Retrieved 2014-06-12.
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