Private Schulz (1981– )

TV Series  -   -  Comedy
7.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.6/10 from 284 users  
Reviews: 11 user

The Time - WWII, the place - Germany. The Germans have a plan to destroy the British economy by flooding the country with forged £5 notes. Private Schultz is coerced into organizing a gang ... See full summary »

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 587 titles
created 10 May 2011
 
a list of 327 titles
created 11 Jun 2011
 
a list of 31 titles
created 18 Feb 2013
 
a list of 219 titles
created 06 Mar 2013
 
a list of 34 titles
created 8 months ago
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Private Schulz (1981– )

Private Schulz (1981– ) on IMDb 7.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Private Schulz.

Season:

1

Year:

1981
1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Private Schulz (6 episodes, 1981)
...
 Major Neuheim / ... (6 episodes, 1981)
Cyril Shaps ...
 Solly (5 episodes, 1981)
...
 Bertha Freyer / ... (4 episodes, 1981)
Terence Suffolk ...
 Schumacher (4 episodes, 1981)
Walter Sparrow ...
 Becker (4 episodes, 1981)
Alla Sharova ...
 Violinist (4 episodes, 1981)
Clive Merrison ...
 Radio Announcer / ... (3 episodes, 1981)
David Swift ...
 Professor Bodelschwingh (2 episodes, 1981)
Ken Campbell ...
 Krauss (2 episodes, 1981)
Hugh Walters ...
 Bus Conductor (2 episodes, 1981)
...
 Schmidt (2 episodes, 1981)
Trevor T. Smith ...
 Captain Ohm (2 episodes, 1981)
Darlene Johnson ...
 Kitty (2 episodes, 1981)
Edit

Storyline

The Time - WWII, the place - Germany. The Germans have a plan to destroy the British economy by flooding the country with forged £5 notes. Private Schultz is coerced into organizing a gang of unwilling volunteers. Written by Steve Crook <steve@brainstorm.co.uk>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

6 May 1981 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Private Schulz  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(6 parts)

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

[About the German plan to destroy the British economy by flooding the country with forged £5 notes]
Major Neuheim: This could revolutionize the whole concept of war finance. It could become possible to fight a war entirely at the expense of the enemy.
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Terrific Comedy Banned in America
10 September 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This terrific comedy showcases the talents of two of Britain's best actors, the late Michael Elphick and Ian Richardson, who are portrayed as Nazi soldiers in the SS assigned to topple the British economy by counterfeiting the currency. (This is a true story that actually happened in WW2).

Michael Elphick is superb as a cowardly conniving small-time crook who will do anything to avoid fighting. Ian Richardson is also in top form as his incompetent commanding officer. Together, they recruit a gang of Jewish criminals from concentration camps and set about their merry work.

This is one of the best comedies ever made with great performances from the entire cast. Regrettably, the DVD (produced by the BBC) is not available in the USA, presumably to appease American Jewish groups who would consider a concentration camp an inappropriate venue for a comedy.

BTW, the story was recently made into a highly recommended dramatic German-language film (The Counterfeiters, 2007).


5 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Beef with the accents ciaramc5
DVD on way at last lisah53
You Tube lisah53
Private Schultz gcharter-1
DVD OUT ON 21st JULY 2008 philbarker
Very Surprised Midsomerlover
Discuss Private Schulz (1981) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?