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What a Whopper (1961)

 -  Comedy  -  11 June 1962 (Sweden)
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A writer attempts to raise some cash by writing a book about the Loch Ness Monster. No publisher will take it because they all think there isn't really a monster. The writer and some of his... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Adam Faith ...
Tony Blake
Sidney James ...
Harry Sutton
Carole Lesley ...
Charlotte 'Charlie' Pinner
Terence Longdon ...
Vernon
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Mr. Slate
Freddie Frinton ...
Gilbert Pinner
Marie-France ...
Marie
Charles Hawtrey ...
Arnold
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Tramp
Wilfrid Brambell ...
Postie
Fabia Drake ...
Mrs. Pinner
Harold Berens ...
Sammy
Ewan Roberts ...
Jimmy
Archie Duncan ...
Macdonald
Terry Scott ...
Sergeant
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A writer attempts to raise some cash by writing a book about the Loch Ness Monster. No publisher will take it because they all think there isn't really a monster. The writer and some of his friends make a fake monster and take photographs and then travel to Scotland to see if they can convince the locals. Written by Steve Crook <steve@brainstorm.co.uk>

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A Book! A Monster! A Film!

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11 June 1962 (Sweden)  »

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Nu tar vi monstret  »

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Musique Concrète
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Composed by Desmond Leslie
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gentile English comedy
16 November 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I have just watched this film on b.b.c 2 , it was on a Wednesday morning at 10:30 which I feel is about right for this type of film, definitely a film of it's era with a good if somewhat unusual (in some aspects )cast. Spike Milligan seems to be a little out of place in this movie and Sid James as a Scottish hotel owner is a little strange as well,but if you can overlook the obvious flaws and not be to critical of this movie you can just enjoy an hour and a half of pure nostalgia spotting the various stars many of whom turned up later on in there careers on television,also surprised to see Terry Nation involved. p.s theme tune made me cringe!


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