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The Wildcats of St. Trinian's (1980)

The girls of St. Trinian's decide they are being asked to do too much work so they go on strike.

Director:

Frank Launder

Writers:

Ronald Searle (inspired by the original drawings of the Girls and Staff of St Trinian's), Frank Launder (original screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sheila Hancock ... Olga Vandemeer
Michael Hordern ... Sir Charles Hackforth
Joe Melia ... Flash Harry
Thorley Walters ... Hugo Culpepper Brown
Rodney Bewes ... Butters
Deborah Norton ... Miss Brenner
Maureen Lipman ... Miss Higgs
Julia McKenzie ... Miss Dormancott
Ambrosine Phillpotts ... Mrs Mowbray
Rose Hill Rose Hill ... Miss Martingale
Diana King Diana King ... Miss Mactavish
Luan Peters ... Poppy Adams
Barbara Hicks ... Miss Coke
Rosalind Knight Rosalind Knight ... Miss Walsh
Patsy Smart ... Miss Warmold
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The girls of St. Trinian's decide they are being asked to do too much work so they go on strike.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 August 1980 (Australia) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Wildcat Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)
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Trivia

It was hoped that George Cole would play Flash Harry but he was not free. See more »

Connections

Follows The Great St. Trinian's Train Robbery (1966) See more »

Soundtracks

St. Trinian's School Song
(uncredited)
Composed by James Kenelm Clarke (ad James Clarke) & Malcolm Arnold
Performed by Girls' Chorus of More House School, Kensington, London
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Waste Of Time
17 December 2007 | by ian1000See all my reviews

I've seen all the other St Trinians films, and the superb (and superior) forerunner The Happiest Days Of Their Lives, so I felt that I should watch the 1980 film, even though I'd read somewhere that it was poor.

Poor is an understatement. The script is awful. The acting is dreadful - doubtless the cast would blame the script but really they are equally at fault.

This is probably the worst British film that I've ever seen - certainly it's the worst portion of a franchise. If you think that some of the 1970s Bond films are bad - try watching The Wildcats of St Trinians.

Not one for a blu-ray release...


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