The Knack... and How to Get It
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The Knack... and How to Get It
Colin (Michael Crawford, who much later won a Tony Award for his role in Broadway's Phantom of the Opera) is an uptight schoolteacher whose housemate, Tolen (Ray Brooks) is a consummate womanizer. Colin imagines a long line of young women in tight white sweaters on his stairwell, waiting to get into Tolen's room. Jealous of Tolen's incredible success with the ladies, Colin asks Tolen for advice on how to get a girl. When Tolen's advice doesn't seem very practical, Colin decides that his first order of business is to get a bigger bed. Colin is also trying to find a third… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 78%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Lester's kooky-fey take on British alienation makes the Carry On movies look like Losey's The Servant"
‑ Fernando F. Croce, CinePassion
"Embarrassingly crude and dated Swinging Sixties tale."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Everything about the film feels genuine and uncalculated, and it finally comes across as one joyous celebration of life and of being alive."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
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