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Love Thy Neighbour (1973)

Not Rated | | Comedy | 26 August 1973 (UK)
Two men who are nextdoor neighbors constantly battle it out over seemingly trivial offenses. Their wives, on the other hand, are best of friends. The two couples attempt to win a 'love-thy-neighbor' competition by lying...

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John Robins

Writers:

Vince Powell (screenplay), Harry Driver (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jack Smethurst Jack Smethurst ... Eddie Booth
Rudolph Walker ... Bill Reynolds
Nina Baden-Semper Nina Baden-Semper ... Barbie Reynolds
Kate Williams Kate Williams ... Joan Booth
Charles Hyatt Charles Hyatt ... Joe Reynolds
Keith Marsh Keith Marsh ... Jacko
Tommy Godfrey Tommy Godfrey ... Arthur
Patricia Hayes Patricia Hayes ... Annie Booth
Melvyn Hayes ... Terry
Azad Ali Azad Ali ... Winston
Arthur English ... Carter
Clifford Mollison ... Registrar
Lincoln Webb Lincoln Webb ... Charlie
Andrea Lawrence Andrea Lawrence ... Norma
Norman Chappell Norman Chappell ... Indian Conductor
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Two men who are nextdoor neighbors constantly battle it out over seemingly trivial offenses. Their wives, on the other hand, are best of friends. The two couples attempt to win a 'love-thy-neighbor' competition by lying...

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The Funniest Comedy Ever on the Big Screen!

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Comedy

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 August 1973 (UK) See more »

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Anglo-EMI,Hammer Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Photophone Sound Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)
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Trivia

The opening quote ("This royal throne of kings, this sceptred isle, / This earth of majesty") hails from William Shakespeare's "Richard II" (Act II, scene i). See more »

Connections

References Coronation Street (1960) See more »

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We Shall Overcome
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STRAINED, BUT OCCASIONALLY AMUSING
2 May 2003 | by gypolancSee all my reviews

Love Thy Neighbour is a strained expansion of a popular 1970s TV Sitcom. It's dealing with race relations between West Indians and White British makes it popular with the humour found in Working Men's Clubs, but the cracks do show.

At times the humour is funny, but very rarely. It's forgettable.


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