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A Pair of Briefs (1962)

Approved  |   |  Comedy  |  2 October 1962 (USA)
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She's new in chambers, and he's a troublemaker. But what *is* the true status of the old lady's wartime marriage, and can the two young legal minds find the answer?

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Craig ...
Tony Stevens
Mary Peach ...
Frances Pilbright
Brenda de Banzie ...
Gladys Worthing
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Mr. Justice Haddon
Roland Culver ...
Sir John Pilbright
Liz Fraser ...
Gloria Hoskins
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Sidney Pudney
Jameson Clark ...
George Lockwood
Charles Heslop ...
Peebles
Bill Kerr ...
Victor - Club Owner
Nicholas Phipps ...
Sutcliffe
Joan Sims ...
Gale Tornado
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Hubert Shannon
Amanda Barrie ...
Exotic Dancer - Snake
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Exotic Dancer - Maid
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A recently-qualified barrister is annoyed when he finds his firm is taking on the boss's niece. The two youngsters soon find themselves in court on opposite sides in a case on the restitution of conjugal rights where both plaintiff and defendant seem to have things to hide. The irascible and rather fearsome judge has little time for the goings-on, least of all the way the two young lawyers seem rather too keen to squabble with each other. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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A look at humor on the lighter side of the law---when a lady lawyer made a BRIEF appearance and--won HER case with LAUGHTER!

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2 October 1962 (USA)  »

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Amor lukee lakia  »

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Ron Moody receives an "introducing" credit. See more »

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Sidney Pudney: Take a running jump at yourself, as the monkey said to the performing flea.
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Only for a rainy afternoon ...
12 April 2011 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

This below par comedy rarely surfaces above average.

Poor casting of the lead players along with diffident direction produces a movie that is best described as a letdown.

Without the talents of the irrepressible James Robertson Justice propping up the whole shebang it would be something to miss - however his presence does stand out and makes it worthwhile to have a look on a rainy afternoon.

Most of the support cast, notably Joan Sims, manage well enough with the tripe being fed to them. Personally, I expect more from an English comedy than has been presented here.


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