Two Gentlemen Sharing

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Two Gentlemen Sharing
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Directed by Ted Kotcheff
Produced byJ. Barry Kulick
Screenplay by Evan Jones
Based onTwo Gentlemen Sharing
by David Stuart Leslie
Starring Robin Phillips
Judy Geeson
Esther Anderson
Music by Stanley Myers
Cinematography Billy Williams
Edited byDerek York
Production
company
American International Productions
Epstein-Kulick Productions
Distributed by Anglo-Amalgamated Film Distributors (UK)
American International Pictures (US)
Release date
  • 17 September 1969 (1969-09-17)(New York, US)
Running time
105 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom
United States
LanguageEnglish

Two Gentlemen Sharing is a 1969 British drama film directed by Ted Kotcheff, written by Evan Jones, and starring Robin Phillips, Judy Geeson, Esther Anderson, Hal Frederick, Norman Rossington and Rachel Kempson. [1]

Contents

The film cost an estimated £380,000 to make. [2]

Premise

An upper-class white Englishman is forced to confront his own feelings and prejudices when the London flat he advertises for sharing is taken up by an Oxford-educated black Jamaican.

Cast

Critical reception

Variety wrote, "Film boasts a solid and well-chosen cast, strong physical values for such a medium-scaled item, and a racial story [from a novel by David Stuart Leslie] delivered with unhysterical acumen and, at times, with considerable barbed humor." [3]

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References

  1. "Two Gentlemen Sharing (1969)". Archived from the original on 16 January 2009.
  2. Alexander Walker, Hollywood, England, Stein and Day, 1974, p. 407.
  3. "Two Gentlemen Sharing". Variety. 1 January 1969.