|Three for All|
|Directed by||Martin Campbell|
|Produced by|| Tudor Gates |
|Written by|| Tudor Gates |
|Starring|| Adrienne Posta |
|Music by||Terry Trower|
|Edited by||Peter Musgrave|
|May 1975 (UK)|
Three for All is a 1975 British musical comedy film directed by Martin Campbell and starring Adrienne Posta, Robert Lindsay, Paul Nicholas, Cheryl Hall, Richard Beckinsale, Graham Bonnet and John Le Mesurier.
A British marketing executive books a British music group named Billy Beethoven for a tour through Spain to promote Spanish tourism but stipulates that the members of the group must adopt a cowboy image as a gimmick and that their girlfriends will not be coming along because he needs the group to focus on performing. The girlfriends pool their savings and buy their own tickets to Spain to follow their boyfriends. They ward off the advances of several men, most of them also British tourists, and ultimately catch up with their boyfriends at the end of the tour. However, the manager immediately books the band on another tour in the United States without their girlfriends.
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