Au Pair Girls (1972)

Au Pair Girls is a 1972 British comedy film directed by Val Guest.The film is part of the British 1970s soft core sex comedy film. It also had cameo appearances by mainstream actors such as John Le Mesurier and Richard O’Sullivan.

A proposed sequel – Glamour Incorporated – also to have been directed by Guest for Tigon British Film Productions did not go into production.

IMDB review by Gatorman9

I decided to check this movie out on Netflix in spite of the uninspiring description given for it, which made it sound like a typical grade B- exploitation flick, just because I wanted to see Gabrielle Drake in something other than reruns of the 1960’s TV series *UFO*. But granting that I’m an American too young to have seen much of this genre of films from this era, I found this movie much more enjoyable than I expected. It was thoroughly professionally produced, with consistent and thoroughly professional acting, editing, photography and comedic effects and timing from one end to the other. The plot — actually, plots (here are four of them) work perfectly well for what they are, are not especially predictable, and are light on the clichés, and there is some pretty witty dialog, too. Several times I caught myself laughing out loud. Moreover, the, er, mature parts actually fit the true definition of that word for a change, as it seemed to me that the filmmakers were not the least bit shy about how they handled them, being quite unembarrassedly frank to the point of in-your-face (not to mention actually more believable in certain small details than typical American-made Cinemax 2:00 AM fare) in the way they were handled. It may not be high art, but like, say, *Gilligan’s Island*, I thought it was quite good for what it was. I’m not surprised to learn that the director actually seems to have a reputation for doing good stuff in other genres.

Four young women are hired on as au pairs in England. Despite the popular belief that the British are extremely proper and traditional the women soon discover this is not so as each is seduced by the Britons…

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