British Film Comedy: The 60s
4-DVD Box Set
The Iron Maiden
Don’t Bother To Knock
She’ll Have To Go
Just £20 with free UK Postage.
Number of discs: 4.
Running Time approx: 349 mins.
Laughter all the way with this set of four film comedies from the 60s starring Jimmy Edwards, Elke Sommer, Bob Monkhouse, Michael Craig and many more.
Based on the hugely popular TV and Radio sitcom Whack-O!, this 1960 comedy stars Jimmy Edwards as the devious, cane-brandishing headmaster.
Co-scripted by Michael Pertwee and Whack-O! writers Frank Muir and Denis Norden.
Stars: Jimmy Edwards, Arthur Howard, Martita Hunt, Sydney Tafler, Melvyn Hayes, Raymond Huntley and Richard Briers.
1960 | Black and White | 84 mins
Special Features: Original Theatrical Trailer; Image Gallery; Original Pressbook.
DON’T BOTHER TO KNOCK
Richard Todd plays a philandering travel agent with too many girlfriends for his own safety in this delightful romantic romp. His troubles begin when he gives a spare key to his flat to each of the girls he meets on a continental holiday – all of whom turn up just as he is about to get married!
Stars: Richard Todd, Nicole Maurey, Elke Sommer, June Thorburn, John Le Mesurier, Rik Battaglia, Judith Anderson, Colin Gordon and Ronald Fraser.
1961 | Colour | 86 mins
Special Features: Original Theatrical Trailer; Film Inserts; Image Gallery.
SHE’LL HAVE TO GO
When Francis and Douglas Oberon learn that their late grandmother has bequeathed the family fortune to a distant cousin, they plot to get the money, dreaming up a plan that can’t fail – the lovely heiress must be either married or murdered …
Stars: Bob Monkhouse, Alfred Marks, Hattie Jacques, Anna Karina, Clive Dunn, Peter Butterworth and Graham Stark.
1961 | Black and White | 86 mins
Special Features: Original Theatrical Trailer; Image Gallery;
THE IRON MAIDEN
Aviation designer Jack Hopkins’ is absent from his latest test flight, miles away indulging his greatest passion: an old traction engine called The Iron Maiden. Jack has his heart set on entering the Annual Steam Rally at Woburn Abbey, but hasn’t reckoned on some fierce and devious opposition! Michael Craig plays the engineering genius with Alan Hale as the tycoon who comes to share his passion.
Stars: Michael Craig, Anne Helm, Jeff Donnell, Alan Hale, Joan Sims, Cecil Parker, Roland Culver and Noel Purcell.
1962 | Colour | 94 mins
Special Features: UK and foreign trailer material; Alternative US Titles; Image Gallery; promotional material. Original Pressbook.