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Left Right and Centre (1959)

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At the Earndale by-election natural history expert and TV personality Bob Wilcot for the Conservatives finds himself up against Billingsgate girl Stella Stoker for the socialists. Amateur ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ian Carmichael ...
Robert Wilcot
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Lord Wilcot
Patricia Bredin ...
Stella Stoker
Richard Wattis ...
Harding-Pratt
Eric Barker ...
Bert Glimmer
Moyra Fraser ...
Annabel
Jack Hedley ...
Bill Hemmingway
Gordon Harker ...
Hardy
William Kendall ...
Pottle
Anthony Sharp ...
Peterson
George Benson ...
Egerton
Leslie Dwyer ...
Alf Stoker
Moultrie Kelsall ...
Grimsby Armfield
Jeremy Hawke ...
TV interviewer
Russell Waters ...
Mr. Bray
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Storyline

At the Earndale by-election natural history expert and TV personality Bob Wilcot for the Conservatives finds himself up against Billingsgate girl Stella Stoker for the socialists. Amateur politician against committed activist. But could it become boy-who-fancies-girl against girl-who-fancies-boy? The party agents are soon colluding against such a disaster. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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You'll Howl When SEX and POLITICS Collide Head On!

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Comedy | Romance

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18 July 1960 (Sweden)  »

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Der Wahlk(r)ampf  »

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Last film of Gordon Harker. See more »

Crazy Credits

In the closing credits, the cast members are listed under seperate headings "Left", "Right" and "Centre". See more »

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Performed by the Sinfonia of London
Conductor Muir Mathieson
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Not very good
31 January 2008 | by (The Levant) – See all my reviews

Amusing by moments. Not worth staying up late for though.

A slightly interesting throw-back to a time when the British Labour party was not the contemptible and self-serving organisation that it is now.

Alastair Sim steals every scene he is in of course as he always does, unfortunately there are not very many of them. He is given top billing, and the only reason I watched this was that it was a make-weight in the Alastair Sim collection from Amazon, but in truth he is only in it by moments. Almost a fraud.

Ian Carmichael has made an entire career out of being a total bozo, and this film is no different from any of the others.

And the ending is totally predictable.


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