Leonard rossiter stars as charles barker in the 1978 british comedy film short the waterloo bridge handicap

The Race Is On..

The Waterloo Bridge Handicap, 1978 A short comedy film shown in British cinemas in 1978.  In the same vein as The Plank and such films there is very little dialogue apart from Leonard Rossiter's voiceover and ...
Norman Wisdom stars in trouble in store

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 67 London cinemas in whic...
Schoolgirl tearaways at St Trinians

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 afterwards Searle had to fulfil his m...
john cleese in a scene from the classic british comedy film clockwise

Clockwise – 1986

We're off to the movies for this post as we go back 28 years to look at John Cleese in somthing other than Python or Fawlty Towers. Clockwise was a British comedy film first screened in 1986.  Filmed around ...
Peter Sellers and Herbert Lom are at loggerheads again in the pink panther strikes again

The Pink Panther Strikes Again – 1976

The Pink Panther Strikes Again was Peter Sellers' fourth outing as the bumbling Inspector Clouseau and possibly alongside A Shot In The Dark, the funniest in the series.  Sellers would reprise his role as Clous...
Peter Sellers stars as Inspecter clouseau in the second installment of the popular film series

The Return Of The Pink Panther

The Return Of The Pink Panther - 1975 Peter Sellers returns to his most famous role as the bumbling Inspector Clouseau.  The third in the series was released some eleven years after A Shot In The Dark and twel...
section of a promo poster from the 1964 peter sellers film a shot in the dark

A Shot In The Dark – 1964

The second installment of the original Pink Panther series of films and possibly the funniest. The great Peter Sellers reprises his role as legendary comic figure Inspector Jacques Clouseau of the French Sûreté...