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Left Right and Centre (1959)

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 overview, first billed only:
Patricia Bredin ...
Left - Stella Stoker
Eric Barker ...
Left - Bert Glimmer
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Left - Bill Hemingway
Leslie Dwyer ...
Left - Alf Stoker
Russell Waters ...
Left - Mr. Bray
Hattie Jacques ...
Left - Woman in Car
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Right - Robert Wilcot
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Right - Christopher Harding-Pratt
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Right - Annabel
William Kendall ...
Right - Pottle
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Right - Egerton
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Right - Peterson
Moultrie Kelsall ...
Right - Grimsby Armfield
Olwen Brookes ...
Right - Mrs. Samson
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Centre - Lord Wilcot
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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 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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18 July 1960 (Sweden)  »

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Der Wahlk(r)ampf  »

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Last film of Gordon Harker. See more »

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Typical 50's BritPic
12 September 2016 | by (Windsor UK) – See all my reviews

Sub-Ealing fare with many stalwarts of the genre in evidence. This is the Flanders and Swann style of satire('It's not meant to be funny - it's gentle humour - like Last of the Summer Wine')having a go at the Lord who turns his stately home to a tourist attraction(e.g. proto-fascist Duke of Bedford who 'let the side down') that thinks if it gives the impression of attacks on both parties it is neutral. Of course it is a product of its time so all the clichés are respected. Expect men to be calculating, women to be silly, featherbrained things, toffs well meaning, workers drinking, salt of the earth types, etc.etc.The mark is mostly for seeing Sim, Wattis and Barker do their stuff.


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