Georgy Girl Overview:

Georgy Girl (1966) was a Comedy - Drama Film directed by Silvio Narizzano and produced by Otto Plaschkes, Robert A. Goldston and George Pitcher.

Academy Awards 1966 --- Ceremony Number 39 (source: AMPAS)

Best Supporting ActorJames MasonNominated
Best ActressLynn RedgraveNominated
Best CinematographyKen HigginsNominated
Best Music - SongMusic by Tom Springfield; Lyrics by Jim DaleNominated

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Georgy Girl (1976)

By Beatrice on Mar 3, 2019 From Flickers in Time

Georgy Girl Directed by Silvio Nazzarizano Written by Margaret Foster and Peter Nichols from a novel by Foster 1966/UK Columbia Pictures Corporation/Everglades Productions Repeat viewing/Amazon Instant Cinderella story is an OK product of the Swinging Sixties. Georgy (Lynn Redgrave) is the gauche an... Read full article

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Ted: Your wife is at peace, Mr. James. A quick and merciful death. I don't suppose she ever knew what hit her.
James Leamington: Something hit her?

Georgy: God's always got a custard pie up his sleeve.

Georgy: Well, say it properly then.
James Leamington: Georgina...
Georgy: [over song] Oh my god! Mother! Wait! Mother! Wait! Mother!

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Vanessa Redgrave backed out of the role of Georgy just before shooting started. Lynn Redgrave (her sister) picked it up.
Adapted as a Broadway musical ("Georgy"), opening at the Winter Garden Theater in New York on February 26, 1970 and running for 4 performances. Dilys Watling as the title character was nominated for the 1970 Tony Award (New York City) for Actress in a Musical.
The hit theme song "(Hey There) Georgy Girl" was co-written by Jim Dale, who would later gain fame through several "Carry On" films, 1970's Disney Studio comedies, and Tony winning and nominated Broadway roles. He's also noted as the reader of the U.S. versions of the Harry Potter audio books, as well as the narrator of Pushing Daisies.
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