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A Weekend with Lulu (1961)

Fred, Tim and Deirdre plan a fun weekend break on the coast. What they didn't make allowances for was the company of Deirdre's mother who insists on coming along as her daughter's chaperone.

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Fred Scrutton
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Timothy Gray
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Comte de Grenoble
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Deirdre Proudfoot
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Florence Bell
Sidney James ...
Café Patron
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British Tourist
Sydney Tafler ...
Stationmaster
Eugene Deckers ...
Inspector Larue
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Chiron
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Postman Léon
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Mme. Bon-Bon
Denis Shaw ...
Bar Patron
Stuart Hillier ...
Flying Corsican
Andreas Malandrinos ...
Lodge Keeper
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Fred, Tim and Deirdre plan a fun weekend break on the coast. What they didn't make allowances for was the company of Deirdre's mother who insists on coming along as her daughter's chaperone.

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You'll Flip Over This "Lulu" of a Comedy! See more »

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10 April 1961 (UK)  »

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Fim de Semana Complicado  »

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The last film of Edie Martin. See more »

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Florence Bell: Look, none of your filthy French tricks.
[the dog yaps]
Florence Bell: Be quiet, Gaylord! You just take us back to Folkestone
railway worker: [speaking French] Comment?
Florence Bell: It's you that's common! You take us back to Folkestone else I'll write to British Railways. It's coming to something... first they take you to where you don't want to go, then they keep putting the fares up!
railway worker: You've got to come with me, Madame
Florence Bell: I will not come with you. You'll have to learn control, you French. You won't catch me putting my nose outside this ...
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Irene Handel in a class of her own
10 November 2012 | by (london) – See all my reviews

I have to say that Irene Handel is one of the great British comedy actresses of the 20th century even if she only specialised in supporting parts.Her mere presence is guaranteed whenever she is on screen.When i did laugh at this film it was because of her.As for the rest well Leslie Phillips does his usual act,Bob Monkhouse his usual smarmy character who is so difficult to warm to and Shirley Eaaton's attributes are well to the fore.It is reasonably amusing for the first half hour then it starts to run out of ideas.By the end it is just silly rather than funny.I was interested to see the Silver City planes.I flew in those with my family on a couple of times and they were a quick way to get your car to France.


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