I’ll Never Forget What’s’isname (1967)

35mm film, Panavision, Technicolor, 1.85:1
Dolby Stereo (Westrex Recording System), English

A British comedy film with some fantasy scenes directed by Michael Winner.


London advertising executive Andrew Quint has had enough of the rat race and makes a deliberately awful advert to take his revenge on his boss Jonathan Lute. But it backfires and the ad is a hit and wins an award, but Quint is determined to escape the crushing mundanity of his life.


Directed by: Michael Winner
© MCMLXVII [1967] by Universal Pictures Limited
Universal presents a Universal-Scimitar production. Michael Winner's film. Produced by Universal Pictures Limited
Produced by: Michael Winner
Written by: Peter Draper
Photographed by: Otto Heller
Editor: Bernard Gribble
Music Composed by: Francis Lai
Sound Recordists: Charles Poulton, Hugh Strain
Miss White's Clothes by: Bibas
Make-up: Richard Mills
Hairdresser: Stephanie Kaye
Art Director: Seamus Flannery

Orson Welles (Jonathan Lute)
Oliver Reed (Andrew Quint)
Carol White (Georgina)
Harry Andrews (Gerald Sater)
Michael Hordern (headmaster)
Wendy Craig (Louise Quint)
Norman Rodway (Nicholas)
Marianne Faithfull (Josie)
Frank Finlay (chaplain)
Ann Lynn (Carla)
Harvey Hall (Maccabee)
Lyn Ashley (Susannah)
Edward Fox (Walter)
Basil Dignam (party guest)
Mark Burns (Michael Cornwall)
Mark Eden (Kellaway)
Stuart Cooper (Lewis Force)
Veronica Clifford (Anna)
Roland Curram (Eldrich)
Peter Graves (Bankman)
Robert Mill (Galloway)

Alternative Titles

Il complesso del sesso – Italy
Depois que Tudo Terminou – Brazil
O Falhado – Portugal
Georgina – Spain
I'll Never Forget What's'isname – Canada
Jag glömmer aldrig… va' va' de' nu han hette? – Sweden
Jeg glemmer aldri – han du vet – Norwegian title
Jeg glemmer aldrig – hva'-var'ed-nu-han-hed? – Denmark
Mikä hänen nimensä nyt olikaan – Finland
N-am să-l uit niciodată pe Cum îl Cheamă – Romania
Qu'arrivera-t-il après? – France
El retrato de un rebelde – Mexico
The Takers – working title
Den tha xehaso pote t' onoma tou – Greece
Was kommt danach…? – West Germany
Wat komt er daarna? – Belgium (Flemish advertising)
Я никогда не забуду это имя – Russia

Extracts included in
They'll Love Me When I'm Dead (2018)



  • The Daily Cinema no.9462 (20 December 1967) p.10 – review
  • Empire no.132 (June 2000) p.152 – note (Empire Q&A)
  • Films and Filming vol.14 no.5 (February 1968) pp.4-10; 26 – illustrated interview with Michael Winner; review
  • The Hollywood Reporter vol.200 no.31 (19 April 1968) p.4 – note
  • Kine Weekly no.3141 (23 December 1967) p.9 – credits, review
  • Monthly Film Bulletin vol.35 no.408 (January 1968) p.5 – credits, synopsis, review
  • Variety 27 December 1967 p.6 – credits, review

Other sources

  • British National Film Catalogue vol.6 (1968)