Petula Clark is a British actress, singer, and composer. She has sold more than 60 million music records. She became a global star in the 1960s after releasing some hit songs, such as ‘I Know a Place,’ ‘My Love,’ ‘This is My Song,’ and ‘Don’t Sleep in the Subway.’ She made her screen debut as an actor in the 1944 war film ‘Made for the General’ at the age of 12. She made her first TV appearance on the ‘BBC variety show ‘Cabaret Cartoons’ (1946). Some of her popular films are ‘Strawberry Roan’ (1945), ‘Here Come the Huggetts’ (1948), ‘Don't Ever Leave Me’ (1949), ‘The Romantic Age’ (1949), ‘White Corridors’ (1951), ‘Track the Man Down’ (1955), ‘6.5 Special’ (1958), ‘Goodbye, Mr. Chips’ (1969), and ‘Sans famille’ (1981). Some of her failed films include ‘Easy Money’ (1948), ‘Made in Heaven’ (1952), and ‘Drôles de Zèbres’ (1977).
The movie revolves around the life of Edward Henry Machin who uses his wits to advance in the society from a poor man to a Mayor, gaining the reputation of being a ‘card’. However, his machinations are put to test by his lover, Ruth Earp, and his true love for Nellie Cotterill.
Joe Huggett writes a letter to the local newspaper, calling for the construction of a pleasure garden for a new war memorial. He is overwhelmed by the response from the public, but things get awkward for a corrupt local councilor who wants to use the space for his own purpose for profit. Eventually, the people convince Huggett to stand for election of the local councilor.
Vice Versa is a fantasy comedy film which tells the story of Marshall, a divorced executive at a departmental store, who finds himself in the possession of a strange ornamental skull. When he and his son touch the skull, it releases a mysterious power that swaps their bodies with one another. However, it seems that their problems have only begun.
Petula Clark Awards
|Winner||Best Contemporary (R&R) Vocal Performance - Female||1966|
|Winner||Best Rock & Roll Recording||1965|