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Commuter Husbands (1974)

R | | Comedy | December 1974 (USA)
Six stories that document the awkward sex lives of Englishmen.

Director:

Derek Ford

Writer:

Derek Ford (script by)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Gabrielle Drake ... The Story Teller / The Wife
Robin Bailey Robin Bailey ... The Husband
Heather Chasen Heather Chasen ... The Wife
Jane Cardew ... The Secretary
Raymond Marlowe Raymond Marlowe ... The Lover (as Ray Marlowe)
Mike Britton Mike Britton ... The Dreamer
Nicola Austin Nicola Austin ... The Dream Girl (as Nicola Austine)
Dick Haydon Dick Haydon ... Arthur (as Dick Hayden)
Claire Gordon ... Carla
Brenda Peters Brenda Peters ... Lola
Dervis Ward Dervis Ward ... The Husband
Dorothea Phillips ... The Wife
Yokki Rhodes Yokki Rhodes ... The Secretary (as Yocki Rhodes)
Timothy Parkes Timothy Parkes ... The Visitor (as Timothy Parks)
Robin Culver Robin Culver ... The Husband
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Six stories that document the awkward sex lives of Englishmen.

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Remember what those Suburban Wives got up to?... Now see what their getaway men get down to! See more »

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Alternate Versions

Hard core version shot for export, but no suggestion that any of the credited cast did hard core. See more »

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Referenced in Truly, Madly, Cheaply!: British B Movies (2008) See more »

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Man Is A Hunter
Sung by Samantha Jones
Lyrics by C. John Merrs
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Sex comedy anthology is a hit and largely miss affair
28 August 2016 | by Leofwine_dracaSee all my reviews

COMMUTER HUSBANDS is another skin flick from British director Derek Ford, who worked had to bring sex to the British screen in the 1970s. His big hit was THE WIFE SWAPPERS, so inevitably COMMUTER HUSBANDS follows the same trend of presenting an anthology of no less than six comic tales involving repressed Englishmen getting involved with a bevy of beautiful women.

The stories are a mixed bag, it has to be said, ranging from the brief and forgettable to the really rather good. The first tale about a husband and wife both having separate affairs who end up booking into the same hotel retreat is staid and obvious, lacking the kind of humour and simple fun of the other stories. Then there's one about a Peeping Tom and another about a biker chasing naked women around. The really decent story is the second one, with Dick Haydon playing a plumber who gets called to a posh Frenchwoman's home to sort out her pipes (fnar fnar). Once there he discovers all manner of sexual quirks going on and of course tries to get a piece of the action for himself. Haydon is hilarious and this segment is much like a proto CONFESSIONS OF A WINDOW CLEANER and a lot of fun.

Viewers looking for sex will be treated to lots of random couplings with non-actors which seem to have been inserted in order to spice up the running time. The genuinely beautiful actresses like Gabrielle Drake and Claire Gordon resolutely keep their kit on, even though they do appear in skimpy attire. Drake is the narrator of the piece and viewers who have seen her in this and AU PAIR GIRLS will realise she's a pretty talented actress as well as beautiful. COMMUTER HUSBANDS as a whole is a rather forgettable affair although fans of the era and the genre might well get a kick out of it.


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English

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December 1974 (USA) See more »

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Blackwater Films, Chilton See more »
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