Classic short British comedy, full of stars, about two workmen delivering planks to a building site. This is done with music and a sort of "wordless dialogue" which consists of a few mumbled sounds to convey the appropriate emotion.
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You'll splinter your sides laughing at this classic of all comedies
Did You Know?
Only two characters are named in the entire film. Near the end, in the Police Station, the Desk Sergeant (Stratford Johns) is taking names. The 'Amorous Van Driver' (Graham Stark) gives his as 'Harry Nichols'. The 'Delivery man with Boxes' (Roy Castle) gives his as 'Wilfred Bavistock'. See more
The closing credits feature a shot of Tommy Cooper and Sykes looking into the camera as a cartoon crate is nailed around them with the words "This Way Up" and "The End". See more
Remade as The Plank
Music by Felton Rapley
Berry Music Ltd See more