The Knack... and How to Get It

In England, the times are a changing: it&#39s mods and rockers. On the day Nancy gets off the London train, cases in hand, looking for the YWCA, Colin has had enough of missing out on the sexual revolution. He begs his smooth (and misogynistic) pal Tolen to teach him &#39the knack&#39 - how to score with women. Serendipitously, Colin and his new lodger Tom meet up with Nancy while Colin&#39s buying a bed larger than Tolen&#39s. The three hit it off, but their simple fun ends when Tolen meets Nancy. Colin is jealous but impotent, and Tolen both attracts and repels her. She swoons, wonders what happened, and cries &#39rape.&#39 Impish serendipity rubs against unsettling ambiguity; Tolen bolts.
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