Long Lost Comedy Classics is a collection of films from a golden age of British cinema, remembered for timeless stars and some unique movies that have stood the test of time. So why not take a trip down memory lane and see how cinema used to be?
Orders Are Orders (1954) (Dir. David Paltenghi): A sleepy army barracks is about to be overrun by a film company shooting a science fiction caper - much to the annoyance of the Divisional Commander who decides to make a surprise inspection.
Make Me An Offer (1955) (Dir. Cyril Frankel): A struggling antiques dealer finds the answer to his financial problems when he stumbles across a precious vase - but needs to pull out every trick in the book to win his prize!
The Love Match (1955) (Dir. David Paltenghi): After being arrested for assaulting a football referee, desperate train driver Bill raids the railwaymen's holiday fund to cover his fine. Now he has to get the money back by hook or by crook!
John & Julie (1955) (Dir. William Fairchild): This timeless film records the adventures of two young children who run away to watch the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953, meeting various English eccentrics along the way.
Time Gentlemen Please (1952) (Dir. Lewis Gilbert): The PM is planning a celebration visit to the model village of Little Hayhoe. However, local lay-about Dan Dance refuses to work, so he's shipped off to the local almshouse where he awaits an uncertain, yet very funny future.
Miss Robin Hood (1952) (Dir. John Guillermin): A newspaper columnist conspires with an elderly fan to steal a secret whiskey formula from a wealthy distiller. However, it's not long before Scotland Yard is on the case!
First released: Monday 10th September 2007
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