These schoolgirls are more interested in racing forms than books as they try to get-rich-quick. They are abetted by the head-mistress' brother, played by Alastair Sim, who also plays the head-mistress.
The mock newspaper just before the end has a line stating that Ringo is upset at St Trinians being honoured. This is a reference to many establishment figures voicing complaints at The Beatles being recently honoured with MBEs. See more »
At the board meeting, the position of the carafes, glasses and ashtrays varies between the general view and the close-ups. See more »
A lesser St Trinian's film, this does benefit from scatty Dora Bryan as the headmistress; Raymond Huntley as her MP beau; Richard Wattis and co as men from the ministry; and Frankie Howerd, Reg Varney, Arthur Mullard and others as train robbers.
If you have seen the other films, you know the formula. The St Trinian's schoolgirls are little terrors who frighten the life out of authority and everyone else. The teachers are boozers, smokers, fighters, and gamblers. Put these together and the plot will sizzle.
Not as good as the others, and drags a bit towards the end, but it is a fun film which diverts for at least an hour.
7 of 10 people found this review helpful.
Was this review helpful to you?
| Report this