Cinema: Game Night

Rattle of a Simple Man. "Have ye got a dartboard?" asks the scoutmaster from Manchester. There are no tiddlywinks at hand, and the London prostitute with whom he is spending the night to win a £50 bet on his virility has grown weary of ticktacktoe. "You're not oldfashioned, darling," she coos at last. "You're unbelievable."

Actually, Percy (Harry H. Corbett) seems entirely believable as a Lancashire bloke of almost invincible rectitude. For 39 years he has been a virgin, and that is the crux of this lacklusty comedy adapted from a London and Broadway...

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