One Good Turn

One Good Turn, 1955 One Good Turn was a 1955 feature film the second for Norman Wisdom as star.  It became the 7th most popular movie at the British Box Office for that year.It has ben said that producer M...
Schoolgirl tearaways at St Trinians

The Belles of St Trinian’s

The Belles of St Trinian's, 1954 St Trinian's is of course is the fictional boarding school for girls, the creation of English cartoonist Ronald Searle.  The first cartoon had appeared in 1941, but shortly aft...
Norman Wisdom stars in trouble in store

There’s Trouble In Store For Norman Wisdom

Trouble In Store, 1953 Norman Wisdom's very first feature film that won him a BAFTA Award for Most Promising Newcomer.The film itself broke box office records at the time of it's release in 51 out of the 6...
John Cleese, connie booth and Arthur Lowe star in the strange case of the end of civilisation as we know it

Sherlock Holmes, But Not As We Know It

The Strange Case Of The End Of Civilization As We Know It, 1977 The Guinness World Records  consistently lists Sherlock Holmes as the "most portrayed movie character" so it's no surprise thst there should be a...
monty python's surreal film pofering the meaning of life

Monty Python Take A Look At Life

Monty Python's Meaning Of Life, 1983 Surreal, bizarre, call it what you will, but only Monty Python could get away with it, yes it's the fourth of the Monty Python films The Meaning Of Life.  Tackling the subj...

The House In Nightmare Park

The House In Nightmare Park - 1973Frankie Howerd starred in this parody of the successful Hammer Horror Films.  A certain writer famous for his Doctor Who creations is co-writer and producer.Although we...

Benny Hill On the Big Screen

Benny Hill, Who Done It, 1956 Benny Hill had just begun his famous TV show when, in 1956, he made his big screen-starring debut in one of the last Ealing comedies ever made.The film co-starred Belinda Lee ...
peter sellers retuns one last time as inspector clouseau in the revenge of the pink panther

Revenge Of The Pink Panther

Revenge Of The Pink Panther, 1978 It's 40 years (1980) since we lost the great Peter Sellers.  As a tribute to the great comic we are looking back at the final outing for Sellers as one of his most famous char...

Adolf Hitler, My Part In His Downfall

Adolf Hitler, My Part In His Downfall, 1973 Adapted from Spike Milligan's best selling first volume of his war memoirs of the same title.This 1973 big screen adaptation featured an all star cast including ...

The Bargee

The Bargee, 1964 The Bargee is a British comedy film.Released in 1964 the film included amongst it's credits the coming together of a team that had all worked together before: Harry H. Corbett, Duncan Wood...