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The BBC Entry for the Zinc Stoat of Budapest 

Sketches include: a German composer with an extraordinarily long name; crooks plan an elaborate scheme to buy a watch; a chocolate-company owner markets "Crunchy Frog."

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(uncredited)

Writers:

(additional material) (as Graham C. Chapmansberg), (additional material) (as John C. Cleeseberg) | 4 more credits »

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Cast

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Arthur Figgis / Policeman / Superintendent Parrot / Man in Briefs / City Stockbroker's Neighbour / Man Stting Next to the Indian / Irving C. Saltzberg, Jnr. (as Graham C. Chapmanberg)
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Announcer / Interviewer for It's the Arts / Viking / Chartered Accountant / Inspector Praline / Frankenstein's Monster / Second Policeman / A Scottsman on a Horse / Fourth Writer (as John C. Cleeseberg)
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Karl / Larry / Vicar / Judge / Mr. Milton / Man in Briefs / Emma Hamilton / Woman in a Pram / Second Writer (voice) (as Terry C. Jonesberg)
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It's Man / Arthur Figgis's Fan / Weedy Man in Pullover with National Health Specs / The Boss / First Bandit / Pepperpot / Scottsman / A City Stockbroker / House Manager / Betrothed Scottsman / First Writer (as Michael C. Palinberg)
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Knight in Armour / Mona Lisa / Lon Chaney / PolicemenPig / Boar / Boticelli Lover / Medieval Couple / Family Group / Doctor / Bishop / Saint / Dancers / Naked Ladies / Cricket Team / Man Against Exposure / Compére / Fifth Writer (voice) (as Terry C. Gilliamberg)
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Reg / Second Bandit / Indian / Third Writer (as Eric C. Idleberg)
Ian Davidson ...
Edgar Hamilton / Sixth Writer (as Ian C. Davidsonberg)
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Storyline

Sketches include: a German composer with an extraordinarily long name; crooks plan an elaborate scheme to buy a watch; a chocolate-company owner markets "Crunchy Frog."

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Genres:

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Release Date:

23 November 1969 (UK)  »

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Did You Know?

Goofs

In the sketch Crunchy Frog, the proprietor of the Whizzo Quality Assortment proudly claims that his product contains no artificial ingredients. Later, when pressed on the ingredient Lark's Vomit, he states that monosodium glutamate is one of the other ingredients listed on the label on the bottom of the box. See more »

Quotes

Inspector Praline: Well, where's the pleasure in that?
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Crazy Credits

Irving C. Saltzberg's name appears throughout the credits and all of the names are converted into the form of his name. (i.e. Graham C. Chapmanberg, Eric C. Idleberg, etc.) See more »

Connections

References Dial M for Murder (1954) See more »

Soundtracks

James Bond Is Back--From Russia with Love
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Music by John Barry
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