Tag: Comedy

Our Man In Marrakesh | 1966 | Tony Randall, Senta Berger,

Tony Randall stars as an American architect in Marrakesh who becomes involved in the quest for some vital secret documents that could influence an upcoming UN vote. Senta Berger is the gorgeous CIA agent he falls for, and Herbert Lom is the villain...

Hoffman | 1970 | Peter Sellers, Sinéad Cusack

Hoffman put a fresh spin on the sexual revolution with its story about a middle-aged boss who blackmails his young secretary into spending a week alone with him. Its sharp observations on the theme of youth being wasted on the young struck a chord...

Father Brown | 1954 | Alec Guinness, Joan Greenwood

Alec Guinness is the eponymous amateur detective trying to uncover Peter Finch’s master criminal who has his heart set on a valuable cross belonging to the church. Based on one of a series of novel by G K Chesterton, this adaptation is as...

Easy Money | 1948 | Jack Warner, Marjorie Fielding,

This portmanteau of stories is linked by following the fortunes of people who win a fortune on the football pools. Jack Warner, David Tomlinson, Dennis Price and Petula Clark star in the comedy-drama which reflects both the up – and downside...

Carry On Matron | 1972 | Sid James, Kenneth Williams

Reasonably amusing fourth and final medical outing from the Carry On team, with Sid James still on cackling fine form. The real rot set in shortly afterwards There is definitely something about British films and hospitals. Add the Doctor series to...

Quiet Wedding | 1941 | Margaret Lockwood, Derek Farr

Quiet little comedy, in which Janet and Dallas (Margaret Lockwood and Derek Farr) just want to keep their nuptials nice and simple. They’re thwarted, of course, by the interfering ministrations of her mother (Marjorie Fielding) – which...

Carry On Abroad | 1972 | Sid James, Kenneth Williams

As the tagline said, it’s about "The holiday of a laugh-time". Sid James and a group of British holiday-makers head for the Spanish resort of Elsbels, to be met by rep Kenneth Williams From the moment the key characters are...

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