|Directed by||Ralph Thomas|
|Produced by||Betty E. Box|
|Written by||Raymond Hitchcock (novel), Hugh Leonard|
|Distributed by||EMI Films (United Kingdom) MGM (USA)|
Edwin (Bennett), an innocent and shy young man, is hit by a nude man falling from a high-rise building while carrying a chandelier. Edwin's penis is mutilated in the accident and has to be amputated; the falling man is killed.
Edwin becomes the recipient of the world's first penis transplant: he receives the very large penis of the womanizer killed in the same accident. With his new bit of anatomy (which he names "Percy"), Edwin follows the womanizer's footsteps, meeting all his women friends, before settling happily with the donor's mistreated widow.
The film is based on a novel of the same name by Raymond Hitchcock (father of musician Robyn Hitchcock), and is today remembered for its soundtrack by The Kinks. It was followed by a 1974 sequel, Percy's Progress.
- Hywel Bennett - Edwin Anthony
- Denholm Elliott - Emmanuel Whitbread
- Elke Sommer - Helga
- Britt Ekland - Dorothy Chiltern-Barlow
- Cyd Hayman - Moira Warrington
- Janet Key - Hazel Anthony
- Tracey Crisp - Miss Elder
- Antonia Ellis - Rita La Rousse
- Tracy Reed - Mrs. Penney
- Patrick Mower - James Vaile
- Pauline Delaney - Sister Flanagan
- Adrienne Posta - Maggie Hyde
- Julia Foster - Marilyn
- Sheila Steafel - Mrs. Gold
- Arthur English - Pub Comic
- Angus MacKay - TV producer
- Rita Webb - Mrs. Hedges
- Charles Hodgson - TV interviewer
- Sue Lloyd - Bernice
- Denise Coffey - Operator #1
- Edward Malin - Elderly patient
- Margaretta Scott - Rita's Mother
- Graham Crowden - Alfred Spaulton
- T. P. McKenna - Meet the People Compere
- Tony Haygarth - Purdey
- Ronnie Brody - Reporter
- Penny Brahms - Football Spectator
- George Best - Himself
The film was the 8th most popular movie at the British box office in 1971.
- Peter Waymark. "Richard Burton top draw in British cinemas." Times [London, England] 30 Dec. 1971: 2. The Times Digital Archive. Web. 11 July 2012.
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