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Double Bunk (1961)

 |  Comedy  |  4 June 1963 (Sweden)
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When newly weds Jack and Peggy face eviction, they are tricked into buying a run down houseboat. After rebuilding the engine, they take their friends Sid and Sandra, on a local trip down ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ian Carmichael ...
Jack
Janette Scott ...
Peggy
Sidney James ...
Sid
Liz Fraser ...
Sandra
...
Watson
Reginald Beckwith ...
Harper
Irene Handl ...
Mrs. Harper
Noel Purcell ...
O'Malley
Naunton Wayne ...
1st Thames Conservancy Officer
Bill Shine ...
2nd Thames Conservancy Officer
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Granville-Carter
Toby Perkins ...
Pukka Type
Miles Malleson ...
Reverend Thomas
Jacques Cey ...
French Official
Hedger Wallace ...
1st River Policeman
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When newly weds Jack and Peggy face eviction, they are tricked into buying a run down houseboat. After rebuilding the engine, they take their friends Sid and Sandra, on a local trip down the river to Folkestone, but somehow they end up in France, and with no fuel and supplies, they resort to desperate actions to get back home. Written by mike.wilson6@btinternet.com

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4 June 1963 (Sweden)  »

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Double Bunk
Written by Stanley Black, Jack Fishman & Mike Pratt (as Michael Pratt)
Sung by Sidney James and Liz Fraser
Recorded by Decca
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Quite tedious
12 March 2014 | by (Scotland) – See all my reviews

Like another reviewer, I watched this film because it was a British comedy from a "good" era, when a lot of excellent British comedy was being produced, and this one promised well, as it contained proved stars such as Liz Fraser, Dennis Price and Sid James, as well as Ian Carmichael....but be warned - this is not even half as funny as "School for Scandal", for example, or "The Naked Truth", or even "Carry On Screaming", with the plot full of contrived humour and situations that are just simply not funny, though they are obviously meant to be. It was a strain to continue watching it to the end....so I gave up on it before then, considering it beyond rescue.


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