British Comedy Guide

Bottoms Up!

Bottoms Up!

Based on the enormously popular television sitcom Whack-O!, this 1960 comedy feature stars Jimmy Edwards in the classic role of devious, cane-brandishing headmaster.

A later addition to the impressive series of comedies by Two Cities Films co-founder Mario Zampi, Bottoms Up! was co-scripted by Michael Pertwee and Whack-O! writers Frank Muir and Denis Norden; Edwards's co-stars include Melvyn Hayes and, in an early film role, Richard Briers.

The film is presented here in a brand-new transfer from the original film elements.

Chiselbury School, according to the prospectus, is an academy 'for the sons of gentlefolk'. Regardless of what the prospectus says, however, the boys are very far from being gentlemen; they are an undisciplined rabble. It is, in fact, a school like no other - anywhere. But Chiselbury's head, Professor Jim Edwards, is about to put into action a novel scheme to raise the school's profile...

Special features:
Original theatrical trailer
Image gallery
Original pressbook PDF

First released: Monday 31st March 2014

  • Distributor: Network
  • Region: 2
  • Discs: 1
  • Catalogue: 7954056

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