The Great St. Trinian's Train Robbery (1966)

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The all-girl school foil an attempt by train robbers to recover two and a half million pounds hidden in their school.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Frankie Howerd ...
Alphonse of Monte Carlo / Alfred Askett
Amber Spottiswood
George Cole ...
Reg Varney ...
Raymond Huntley ...
Sir Horace, the Minister
Richard Wattis ...
Portland Mason ...
Terry Scott ...
Eric Barker ...
Godfrey Winn ...
Colin Gordon ...
Desmond Walter-Ellis ...
Leonard Edwards (as Desmond Walter Ellis)
Arthur Mullard ...
Big Jim
William (Willy the Jelly-Man)
Cyril Chamberlain ...


The all-girl school foil an attempt by train robbers to recover two and a half million pounds hidden in their school.

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Comedy | Crime | Family


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Release Date:

11 March 1966 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Ena trello thiriotrofeio No 2  »

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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

(Westrex Recording System)


(Eastmancolor) (uncredited)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


This was Cyril Chamberlain's final film before his death on April 30, 1974 at the age of 65. See more »


When Harry is in the signal box to stop the robber's train he pulls a lever back toward him and we then see the signal drop to danger. After the girls have uncoupled the wagon, he pushes the lever forward again and the signal returns to clear. These actions are the wrong way round. Signal levers are pulled back to raise the signal to clear, pushed forward again to return to danger. See more »


Alphonse of Monte Carlo: [about his two daughters education] The poor lambs were only receiving the three R's, so to speak.
Amber Spottiswood: Well it's always nice to have your R's to fall back on I always say.
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Followed by The Wildcats of St. Trinian's (1980) See more »


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Dora Bryan and her unruly girls go for honours!
30 May 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

A lesser St Trinian's film, this does benefit from scatty Dora Bryan as the headmistress; Raymond Huntley as her MP beau; Richard Wattis and co as men from the ministry; and Frankie Howerd, Reg Varney, Arthur Mullard and others as train robbers.

If you have seen the other films, you know the formula. The St Trinian's schoolgirls are little terrors who frighten the life out of authority and everyone else. The teachers are boozers, smokers, fighters, and gamblers. Put these together and the plot will sizzle.

Not as good as the others, and drags a bit towards the end, but it is a fun film which diverts for at least an hour.

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