A Warm December

Synopsis: Dr. Matt Younger and his daughter arrive for a month-long visit to London for dirt-bike racing and unexpectedly, a new romance for the widowed Dr. Younger. His new love interest is the beautiful and playful Catherine who seems to enjoy eluding Dr. Younger as much as she enjoys eluding the mysterious men who are following her. Their romance develops gradually as does the viewers' understanding of what is going on with this charming woman and the complications she brings with her.
Genre: Drama, Romance
Director(s): Sidney Poitier
Production: Warner Home Video
  1 win & 1 nomination.
99 min

Miss Lady?

I'll take care of the bike.

-Have a good trip.

-See you when I'm back.

Here are your tickets.

Flight 1 06 to London.

-Takeoff in five minutes.

- Beautiful.

If there's anything more we can do.

don't hesitate to ask.

I understand.

-Matt. Hey. Matt.


Excuse me. Excuse me.


-How are you?


Lord have mercy. Iook at you.

Sexier than ever.

-Oh. Matt.

-How do you stand up to her. Henry?

Stick-to-it-iveness. my boy.

and lots of pushups.

And who have we got here?

How are you?


Very well. thank you. sir.

I think I'm gonna have dinner

in town with Henry tonight.

Okay. Daddy.

See you tomorrow morning.

-You be cool now.

-Gotta do it.


You could stay with us too.

We've plenty of room.

We went through all of that.

Leave the poor man alone.

He's on vacation.

You men have fun this evening.

And remember

you're the one that's m' arried .


Come on. I'll take you to the hotel.

I'll just grab our bags here.

-Stay close by.



This way.

Are you going to tell me

why you're really here?

I told you in the wire. I'm on vacation.

Come on. I don't believe it.

Something gone wrong

with the project?


It's hectic as hell

but pretty much on sch'edule.

Everything's going smoothly here.

One or two complications. but nothing

to bring you to London so suddenly.

Henry. I'm really taking a vacation.

I'm here to ride my motorbike.

show my daughter a bit of the world...

...and have some fun and just unwind.

I'm tired.


We'll talk about it this evening.



Your first trip to London?


Please. don't move for a second.

Thank you.

You're very kind.

I know that face from somewhere.

It will come to me when it's too late.

Maybe we can track her down

by that perfume.


When it does come to you.

remember. you're married.

I keep forgetting that.

Can I help you. sir?

-Matthew Younger.

-Thank you. sir.

Would you sign the register. please?


Hey. what's the matter with you?

Want to get yourseIf killed?

As near as I can find out. governor...

...he's entered

the Open 500 Scramble at Brill.

He's not a pro. he's not a factory rider.

And he's traveling with a child.

Can we haye the 250s

to the line for their practice, please?

She's running hot.

Yeah. I can hear it.

-Break her down.

-Okay. I'll use the other carb.

Can we go now?

Let's go.

Dr. Barlow is taking us

to a dance festival tonight.

And tomorrow. while I'm racing...

...Mrs. Barlow is gonna take you

up to Stratford to see Shakespeare's house.

And the day after that...

...well. I might have

a nice little surprise for you.

-Ooh. what is it?

-Never you mind.

Something we've talked about a lot.

Please. Daddy. please.

Oh. there they are.

You should've seen the pictures I took.

I'll be a genius if they come out.

We thought we'd go to the zoo

and then to Fortnum & Mason.

-Gotta check Peter about my bike.

-Shall I drop you off?

It's a nice day. I think I'll walk.

See you.

-Have fun. take care. See you later.

-Bye. Daddy.

-Hey. what's the matter with you. man?

-Excuse me.

Bumping into people like that?

-I'm in a hurry.

-You're in a hurry.

You can't just go bumping into people

and knocking them down like that.

-I'm sorry. sir. I assure you--

-All right.

Just watch yourself.

Thank you. sir.



Thank you. That was very nicely done.

Thank you.

It's all a part

of my warm and willing nature.

Of course.

Oh. I don't need you anymore.

I'll be fine.

Oh. but he might be back.

I don't mind. After all

the poor man does have a job to do.

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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