The plot revolves around two heirs, Prince Frederick (Barry Gibb) and his brother Prince Marmaduke (Maurice Gibb), and their dying father (Frankie Howerd). On his death bed, The King orders... See full summary »



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Cast overview:
Prince Frederick, King of Cucumber / Singer
Prince Marmaduke, King of Jelly / Singer
Himself (as Blind Faith)
Peter Blythe ...
Lady Margerie Pee
Himself (as Blind Faith)
Pat Coombs ...
Nurse Sarah Charles Bottom
Ric Grech ...
Himself (as Blind Faith)
Dying King
Lulu the cook
The Court Jester
Julian Orchard ...
Julian the Lord Chamberlaine
Himself (as Blind Faith)


The plot revolves around two heirs, Prince Frederick (Barry Gibb) and his brother Prince Marmaduke (Maurice Gibb), and their dying father (Frankie Howerd). On his death bed, The King orders his kingdom divided into two halves, the Kingdom of Jelly and the Kingdom of Cucumbers. Before the king even dies, Prince Frederick declares himself "King of Cucumbers" and Prince Marmaduke becomes the "King of Jelly". The film intersperses comedy sketches with Bee Gees songs plus performances by Lulu and Blind Faith with cameo appearances Written by what-it-says-on-the-screen

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Musical | Comedy





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26 December 1970 (UK)  »

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According to notes on the video: 'By the time filming began in 1969, The Bee Gees were down to a trio consisting of Barry and Maurice Gibb and drummer Colin Petersen. Robin Gibb quit the group earlier in the year following the release of the group's fourth album "Odessa". Songs for the film were recorded during the summer of 1969 with Petersen on drums, but when filming began he was fired from the group. His scenes from the film were cut and he is not credited in the accompanying album, though he does play on some songs.

(under the heading "Home Media"): The title was briefly released in the U.S. in the early days of home video by the tiny label Video Tape Network, but quickly disappeared from sale, likely due to a licensing dispute. The tape was once cited by Video Review magazine as the rarest commercial release ever, and copies have fetched three figures on the collector's market. It has never since been officially released on home video in any form, though bootlegs have circulated for years. See more »


Nurse Sarah Charles Bottom: Oh My lord, my liege, please rally. See what I've brought to tempt you; one of my own special potions
Dying King: What is it?
Nurse Sarah Charles Bottom: Senna pods
Dying King: That's about the only thing I don't need. What else have you got there?
Nurse Sarah Charles Bottom: Well, I'm afraid this is all I can offer you
Dying King: Not today, thank you
Nurse Sarah Charles Bottom: Please, my lord, my liege... let me give you... the kiss of life
Dying King: I think I'd rather have the senna pods!
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My Thing
Written by Barry Gibb and Maurice Gibb
Performed by the The Bee Gees
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all ages film
10 August 2004 | by (barcelona, spain) – See all my reviews

you can enjoy watching this film with the whole family 'cos it's a fanny film treated as a funny tale... no sex, no violence, just fun and great music; the most remarkable is the wonderful bee gees music...

i hardly recommend you to buy the cd cucumber castle.

(you'll be surprised if you are waiting for any kind of bee gees fever, this is their previous music, you just buy it and listen to it...

i promise you'll enjoy it so much!)

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