Early 1960s realist drama following a day in the lives of two London flatmates. Sylvia Syms and June Ritchie star as Billa and Ginnie, two singletons sharing a London flat who both work as night club hostesses in the same Soho club. Tensions arise when Ginnie becomes romantically entangled with rich married businessman Bob Shelbourne (Edward Judd), causing Billa to become jealous of their relationship. Meanwhile, Billa's schoolteacher father (William Hartnell) pays her a visit, and is shocked by her way of life. Let down by men and jaded by life's harsh lessons, the two women eventually come to realise that they have no one to depend on but each other.
United Kingdom released, PAL/Region 2 DVD: LANGUAGES: English ( Dolby Digital 2.0 ), WIDESCREEN (1.66:1), SPECIAL FEATURES: Black & White, Interactive Menu, Scene Access, Trailer(s), SYNOPSIS: Two girls, Ginnie and Billa, share a flat together and work as hostesses in the same night club. The film follows one crucial day in their lives. Ginnie agrees to go away with Bob, a wealthy young man who is infatuated with her and prepared to leave his wife for her. Billa is visited by her father, who is not prepared to accept the truth about the way she lives. After a disastrous night at the club, which is visited by both men, followed by Ginnie's attempt at suicide, each recognises her dependence on the other. ...The World Ten Times Over ( Pussycat Alley )