The Wild and the Willing
is a British romantic film drama first released in Finland on 30th August 1963,
directed by Ralph Thomas.
Cinematography was by Ernest Steward and the film was scored by Norrie Paramor.
It is based on a play by Laurence Doble and Robert Sloman and stars Virginia Maskell, Paul Rogers, Ian McShane, Samantha Eggar and Katherine Woodville.
It has also been released under the title: Young and Willing
It is a Betty E. Box-Ralph Thomas Productionfs production, produced by Betty E. Box and distributed by J. Arthur Rank Film Distributors.
Location filming was in Bishop Grotteste College, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England, UK.
It is a black and white film and runs to 1 hour and 50 minutes.
Our overall rating for The Wild and the Willing
is: good - passable entertainment.
Other memorable films that have been directed by Ralph Thomas include: Once Upon a Dream
No My Darling Daughter
A Pair of Briefs
Some Girls Do
(1969). The actor Paul Rogers has also appeared in: The Trials of Oscar Wilde
Life for Ruth
The Looking Glass War
Other drama/romance films of the 1960s from UK that are worth watching include: Charles Jarrott's Anne of the Thousand Days
John Schlesinger's Far from the Madding Crowd
Franco Zeffirelli's Romeo and Juliet
Robert Day's She
Ken Russell's Women in Love