Great St Trinians Train Robbery

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A true British comedy classic starring Frankie Howerd and Reg Varney. Some crooks infiltrate an all-girls high school but the students decide to take on the highly strung criminals.

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Studio Music Video Dist
SKU 205075062
UPC 018619110997
UPC 14 00018619110997
Format DVD
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Editors Note
Note The fun begins when the criminals who committed the great train robbery hide the money at a remote girl's school. The girls prove to be too much for the crooks.
Directors
Frank Launder
Cast & Crew
Albert Witherick - Art Director
Aubrey Morris - Actor
Dora Bryan - Actor
Frank Launder - Director
Frankie Howerd - Actor
Geoffrey Foot - Editor
Ivor Herbert, et. al. - Screenplay
Ken Hodges - Cinematographer
Leslie Gilliat - Producer
Leslie Gilliat, et. al. - Based On Story By
Malcolm Arnold - Original Music By
Reg Varney - Actor
Sidney Gilliat - Director
Technical Info
Catalog ID 11099-DVD
UPC 00018619110997
Number of Discs 1
Running Time 90 minutes
Original Language English
Available Audio Tracks English
Aspect Ratio
Widescreen  1.85:1
Reviews
ReviewSource Variety
Review Ronald Searle's little schoolgirl demons from St. Trinian's are berserk again on the screen in a yarn with a topical twist, the [1963] Great Train Robbery...Having pulled off a $7 million train robbery, a hapless gang of crooks stash the loot in a deserted country mansion...When the gang returns on parents' day for a second attempt at picking up the loot they run into further trouble and complications and eventually get involved in a great train chase which is quite the funniest part of the film, having a great deal in common with the old silent slapstick technique...Among the many performances which contribute to the gaiety are those of Frankie Howerd as a crook posing as a French male hairdresser, Raymond Huntley as a Cabinet Minister with amorous eyes on the St. Trinian's headmistress (Dora Bryan), Richard Wattis in one of his typical harassed civil servant roles and Peter Gilmore as his confrere. George Cole crops up again as Flash Harry, the school bookie.
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ReviewRating 8
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DVD
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Video Format DVD
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Variety ...[includes] a great train chase which is quite the funniest part of the film, having a great deal in common with the old silent slapstick technique.
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