Nutbourne College, an old established, all-boys, boarding school is told that another school is to be billeted with due to wartime restrictions. The shock is that it's an all-girls school that has been sent. The two head teachers are soon battling for the upper hand with each other and the Ministry. But a crisis (or two) forces them to work together.
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Did You Know?
's stage farce opened at the Apollo Theatre, London on March 29 1948 and closed on September 11 1949 after 607 performances. See more
When Miss Gossage writes her name in the dust, the long shot shows shadows of the vase and a structural feature on the dusty surface, while the closer shot just has the shadow of the vase. See more
[responding in exasperation to Miss Whitchurch informing him that her girls will arrive imminently, as St Swithin's is a boarding school that specializes in outposts
Madam, I don't care where they come from or even if the sun never sets upon them.
After the end credits have rolled, we see Rainbow and Edwin collapsed exhausted on the playing field. A very early example of a now commonplace device. See more
Featured in The Long Day Closes
The Theme from 'The Third Man'
Written and performed by Anton Karas
Heard as a wake-up alarm when Pond is sleeping in the bath See more