What a Crazy World

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  • 1963
  • 1 hr 28 min
  • 5.7  (199)

What a Crazy World is a 1963 British musical directed by Michael Carreras and stars Joe Brown, Susan Maughan, and Michael Goodman. The film is a fun and energetic showcase of popular music of the time, with touches of comedy and drama. The film follows the story of Alf Hitchins (Joe Brown), a young man from a working-class background in London. Alf is struggling to find his place in the world and has dreams of becoming a successful songwriter or performer. However, he is constantly held back by the obstacles of poverty and the limited opportunities that are available to him.

Despite his struggles, Alf is determined to make something of himself and he sets out on a mission to achieve his dreams by any means necessary. Along the way, he encounters a variety of colorful characters, from his ex-girlfriend Marilyn (Susan Maughan), to a gang of thieves who end up causing trouble for Alf and his friends.

Throughout the film, there are many musical performances, including several original songs written by Joe Brown, as well as classic hits from popular bands of the time. These musical interludes are lively and upbeat, and they provide a great showcase for the talents of the performers.

What a Crazy World is also notable for its use of humor and satire. The film pokes fun at the various social and cultural trends of the day, from the influence of American music on British youth culture, to the rise of consumerism and advertising.

Overall, What a Crazy World is a fun and entertaining film that captures the spirit of Britain in the early 1960s. With its musical performances, lively characters, and satirical humor, it is a great example of a classic British musical from the era.

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    5.7  (199)