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Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (1960) was a Drama - Romance Film directed by Karel Reisz and produced by Tony Richardson and Harry Saltzman.

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Bert: Don't know how that ratface could do 'owt like that.
Arthur Seaton: Cause she's a bitch and a whore, she's got no heart in her - she's a swivel-eyed get.
Bert: She wants pole-axing.
Arthur Seaton: Some people would nark on their mother, we're living in a jungle - we are and all. That bloke was a spineless bastard though, he should've run.

Arthur Seaton: Pour us some more tea duck, it's thirsty work falling down stairs.
Brenda: Two ain't it.
Arthur Seaton: You're good to me Brenda, love, and don't think I don't appreciate it.

Arthur Seaton: Think of number one, share and share alike's no good.
Jack: You wouldn't talk like that though if you won the pools.
Arthur Seaton: Wouldn't I? I'd see the family right but nobody else. If I got a stack of begging letters like other blokes do, you know what I'd do with them?
Jack: What?
Arthur Seaton: Make a bonfire.

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The factory scenes were filmed in the same factory that original author Alan Sillitoe worked in during the war when he was making shells and other artillery. At the time of filming, the factory was owned by the Raleigh bicycle company.
The censors were not too keen on the scene where Arthur wakes up on Sunday morning in bed with his mistress as the scene directly implies extra-marital sex, a notable first for British cinema.
One of the reasons why Freddie Francis was brought on board as cinematographer was his experience which executive producer Harry Saltzman felt would be helpful for a novice director like Karel Reisz.
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