The Man Who Had Power Over Women

The Man Who Had Power Over Women is a 1970 British comedy film directed by John Krish and starring Rod Taylor, Carol White and James Booth.[2] The screenplay concerns a successful Australian talent agent who grows disenchanted with his life, which includes a failing marriage and having to represent a troublesome rock group. Further complicating things, he begins an affair with his best friend's wife.

The Man Who Had Power Over Women
Directed byJohn Krish
Produced byJudd Bernard
Written byChris Bryant
Allan Scott
Music byJohnny Mandel
CinematographyGerry Turpin
Edited byThom Noble
Kettledrum Films
Distributed byAVCO Embassy
Release date
  • 15 October 1970 (1970-10-15) (UK)
Running time
89 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom
Box office$11,400 (US)[1]


The original director was Silvio Narizzano who left the project prior to shooting. The screenwriters were Chris Bryant and Allan Scott, who were so upset with subsequent changes made they requested their names be taken off the film.[3]



  1. Vagg p. 151
  2. "The Man Who Had Power over Women (1970)". Retrieved 16 September 2017.
  3. Stephen Vagg, Rod Taylor: An Aussie in Hollywood, Bear Manor Media, 2010, p. 149, ISBN 978-1629330419
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