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Inn for Trouble (1960)

A London couple apply to run a country inn and discover that someone doesn't want them to make a success of it.

Director:

C.M. Pennington-Richards (as Pennington Richards)

Writers:

Fred Robinson (story), Fred Robinson (screen play)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Shaun O'Riordan Shaun O'Riordan ... Eddie Larkins
Peggy Mount ... Ada Larkins
Ronan O'Casey ... Jeff Rogers
David Kossoff ... Alf Larkins
Paddi Edwards ... Deirdre
Leslie Phillips ... John Belcher
Arthur Lawrence Arthur Lawrence ... Basil Belcher
Graham Stark ... Charlie (Driver)
Barbara Mitchell Barbara Mitchell ... Hetty Prout
Alan Rolfe Alan Rolfe ... Ted
Fred Robinson Fred Robinson ... Fred
Edward Malin Edward Malin ... Old Charlie
Alan Wheatley ... Harold Gaskin
Stanley Unwin Stanley Unwin ... Farmer
Charles Hawtrey ... Silas Withering
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Storyline

After twenty-five years working at Belcher's Brewery, Alf Larkin is given a pub to manage. But the Earl Osbourne is in trouble, mostly because the Earl himself has by tradition to give his own very quaffable beer away free once a quarter. The Larkins come up with various tricks to gain custom, not realising a proposed new road means the place could soon become a goldmine anyway. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

February 1960 (UK) See more »

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Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Esma Cannon's name is misspelled in the closing credits as Esme. See more »

Goofs

Alf Larkin's name is misspelled on the door to his office as Mr. Alfred Larkins. See more »

Connections

Spun-off from The Larkins (1958) See more »

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TV spinoff
10 August 2018 | by malcolmgswSee all my reviews

This was a spinoff from the popular ITV show The Larkins which ran from 1958 till 1964,so it was popular.There was a sister in the series who was replaced by Yvonne Monlar as a French barmaid.Lots of familiar tv faces of the time.Gerald Campion who was Billy Bunter, Willoughby Goddard and Alan Wheatley,both in Robin Hood.Graham Moffat appears in his penultimate film.He had a brief walk on in 80000 Suspects.Otherwise not a particularly funny or memorable film.


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