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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Fred Scrutton
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Timothy Gray
Alfred Marks ...
Comte de Grenoble
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Deirdre Proudfoot
Irene Handl ...
Florence Bell
Sidney James ...
Café Patron
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British Tourist
Sydney Tafler ...
Stationmaster
Eugene Deckers ...
Inspector Larue
Graham Stark ...
Chiron
Tutte Lemkow ...
Postman Léon
Judith Furse ...
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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More hilarious carryings-on by the stars of "Carry On Nurse!" See more »

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10 April 1961 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

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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Ultimate "Belly Laughs" from yesteryear
15 June 2002 | by (Melbourne, Australia) – See all my reviews

An excellent, "clean" film depiticing the best of British humour. Only saw it once (30 years ago) but it lives on. Would recommend it to all. How a simple "weekend away" can result in so much mayhem (unintentional of course) and result in absolute enjoyment for the viewer. No wonder so many "Carry On" movies followed.


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