There's a Girl in My Soup (1970)

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TV personality Robert Danvers, an exceedingly vain rotter, seduces young women daily, never staying long with one. He meets his match in 19-year-old American Marion, who is available but ... See full summary »


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3 September 2009 | masercot
| Nice Dialog
I like Peter Sellers, most of the time. I had never seen him portray an upper-class Brit until this movie. He pulls it off pretty well, although you see bits of Inspector Clouseau in the mix. It doesn't get interesting until Goldie Hawn arrives.

I never expected the youthful Hawn to deliver such a solid performance. Her timing was great and her expressions were priceless. The way she alternately shoots Sellers lecherous character down and seduces him is beautiful to watch. Verbal sparring like I've seldom seen from a movie of that era.

The last thirty minutes of the movie DOES fall flat. It is worth the let down just to see the first sixty. Hawn is nude for a few glorious seconds early on. Enjoy it...

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Note the brief scene with Robert and Marion outside of the Saint-Tropez boutique of "hippic chic" designer Jean Bouquin, ostensibly dressed in clothes from his shop. He is most famous for dressing Brigitte Bardot during that time.


Lady Heather: You can ignore the charm, Julia. He's a rotter. Not your style at all.


In the bedroom scene when Marion throws a bucket of water over Nicky Henson and Geraldine Sherman, Geraldine Sherman from 43:08 to 44:31 shows her breasts and buttocks. Essentially naked as she leaves the bedroom, however when she opens the door into the next bedroom and then walks through the doorway, she is suddenly wearing white panties.

Crazy Credits

Champagne (of course) by Bollinger.

Alternate Versions

THERE'S A GIRL IN MY SOUP (1970) when shown in Australian cinemas on its first theatrical release from 24th June 1971, at the request of the Australian Film Censorship Board, the movie had all nudity eliminated. To obtain the classification rating of (SOA) SUITABLE ONLY FOR ADULTS - the Australian Film Censorship Board ordered the elimination of "all shots of female nudity of Goldie Hawn (Marion) 37:19 to 37:55 and Geraldine Sherman (Caroline) 43:08 to 44:31" i.e. Australia Film Censorship Board insisted that the brief female nudity is never seen by Australians.

  • - - Of course all the legislative rules about not showing female nudity were applied when THERE'S A GIRL IN MY SOUP (1970) was rated by the Australian Film Censorship Board as (SOA) SUITABLE ONLY FOR ADULTS - CHILDREN UNDER 16 NOT ADMITTED, however since 15th November 1971 the movie became classified as 'M' for Mature Audiences.
  • - - To comply with legislation, the following two lines of dialogue from 25:15 to 25:24 were also eliminated:- Peter Sellers: "What was it? Drink or drugs?" Goldie Hawn: "Who cares."
  • - - The bedroom the morning after, Goldie Hawn (Marion) gets out of bed naked 37:19 to 37:55 with brief views of her bare bum, and walks to obtain a dressing gown, which she puts on.
  • - - Later when Goldie Hawn (Marion) walks into the bedroom and throws a bucket of water over Nicky Henson (Jimmy) and Geraldine Sherman (Caroline), Geraldine Sherman (Caroline) from 43:08 to 44:31 shows her breasts and her bare bum.


The Lady's in Love
Music & Lyrics by
Mike d'Abo
Performed by Mike d'Abo


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Comedy | Romance

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