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Directed by Waris Hussein, "Melody" (also known as "To Have Somebody", "Come sposare la compagna di banco e farla in barba alla maestra", "S.W.A.L.K.") is a Drama/Romance film, released on March 28 of 1971 in the USA . Mark Lester and Tracy Hyde are starring, alongside Jack Wild, Colin Barrie, Billy Franks and Ashley Knight.

Who directed "Melody":

Melody was directed by Waris Hussein, an Indian director.

Before directing Melody, Waris Hussein had directed Quackser Fortune Has a Cousin in the Bronx, released in 1970, A Touch of Love (1969). Since, he directed Henry VIII and His Six Wives, released in 1972, The Possession of Joel Delaney (1972), Sixth Happiness (1997), The Winter's Tale (2009).

What was the release date of "Melody":

Melody was initally released in the United States on Sunday, March 28, 1971. Also released on this day were Taking Off (dir. Milos Forman), A Severed Head (dir. Dick Clement), and Play It Again, Charlie Brown. This was forty-eight (48) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, April 21, 1971 in the United Kingdom and on Saturday, June 26, 1971 in Japan.

What is the cast of "Melody":

At the casting of Melody we find Mark Lester, previously seen in Whoever Slew Auntie Roo? (1971) and Eyewitness (1970); Tracy Hyde (); Jack Wild (Pufnstuf (1970), Oliver! (1968)) [ more... ]

  • Jack Wild and Mark Lester also worked together in Oliver!, released in 1968.

What is the Storyline of "Melody":

This romantic fantasy is unique in that it tells the story through the viewpoint of the children in the story, the adults playing only supporting roles. Daniel Latimer (Mark Lester) befriends the troublesome Ornshaw (Jack Wild). One day, Daniel falls in love with Melody Perkins (Tracy Hyde) and announce to their parents that they want to get married. Not sometime in the future, but now. However, the adults, parents and teachers alike try to dissuade them. Ornshaw also doesn´t like this because he feels that [...]

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