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The Wildcats of St. Trinian's (1980)

The girls of St. Trinian's decide they are being asked to do too much work so they go on strike.

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(inspired by the original drawings of the Girls and Staff of St Trinian's), (original screenplay)
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Olga Vandemeer
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Sir Charles Hackforth
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Thorley Walters ...
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Miss Katy Higgs
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Miss Dolly Dormancott
Ambrosine Phillpotts ...
Mrs Mowbray
Rose Hill ...
Miss Martingale
Diana King ...
Miss Mactavish
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Poppy Adams
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Miss Coke
Rosalind Knight ...
Miss Walsh
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Miss Warmold
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The girls of St. Trinian's decide they are being asked to do too much work so they go on strike.

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21 August 1980 (Australia)  »

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St. Trinian's School Song
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Composed by James Kenelm Clarke (ad James Clarke) & Malcolm Arnold
Performed by Girls' Chorus of More House School, Kensington, London
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Waste Of Time
17 December 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I've seen all the other St Trinians films, and the superb (and superior) forerunner The Happiest Days Of Their Lives, so I felt that I should watch the 1980 film, even though I'd read somewhere that it was poor.

Poor is an understatement. The script is awful. The acting is dreadful

  • doubtless the cast would blame the script but really they are equally


at fault.

This is probably the worst British film that I've ever seen - certainly it's the worst portion of a franchise. If you think that some of the 1970s Bond films are bad - try watching The Wildcats of St Trinians.

Not one for a blu-ray release...


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