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The Labour government decided to put a stop to the importation of American films to stop the dollar drain by putting a swinging tax on them.The Americans stopped importing new films which left rather a void.Rank was encouraged to fill this with an enlarged production programme.So many films such as this were produced.This was made at Highbury studios,which was the home of the Rank Charm School.Christopher Lee was an alumni.This explains not only his presence but that of so many other actors,who unlike him,were never heard of again.Unfortunately by the time this film reached the cinema the government reached a compromise with the Americans.In came a flood of American films,sweeping away everything in their path.As a result by 1950 Rank had an overdrafts of 12 million.This meant the closure of a number of small studios such as Highbury and the end of the charm school.As a fan of Round the Horne I can safely say that Bonnie Hucherback and Dame Celia Molestrangler would have done a far better job.There is too much music and too little plot.In the end I fast forwarded through the music,which only left the feeble plot.
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