Penny Points To Paradise. Image shows from L to R: Harry Flakers (Harry Secombe), Christine Russell (Paddie O'Neil), Sheila Gilroy (Vicky Page), Spike Donnelly (Spike Milligan). Copyright: Adelphi Films

Key details

Genre
Film
Released
1951
Stars
Harry Secombe, Alfred Marks, Peter Sellers, Vicky Page, Paddie O'Neil, Spike Milligan, Bill Kerr, Freddie Frinton and more
Writer
John Ormonde
Director
Tony Young
Producer
Alan Cullimore
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Football pools winner Harry and his friend Spike go on holiday to the small Brighton guest-house they've long frequented for their annual break.

Already resident are two young single women, Christine and Sheila. Christine in particular has her eyes set on a very particular prize when she hears of Harry's imminent arrival. Sheila's a little less eager, but certainly wouldn't mind a bite of the cash.

Meanwhile, news of the win has also reached gentleman crook Alfred Haynes and his master-forger 'business' partner, the bad-tempered Graves. The pair depart for Brighton immediately, intending to swindle Harry out of his legitimate winnings...

Additional details

UK certificate
U
Duration
74 minutes
Produced
1951
Distributors

Adelphi Films

Production
Studio
Camera set-up
Single camera
Picture
Black and white

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Broadcast details

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