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Nutbourne College, an old established, all-boys, boarding school is told that another school is to be billeted with due to wartime restrictions. The shock is that it's an all-girls school that has been sent. The two head teachers are soon battling for the upper hand with each other and the Ministry. But a crisis (or two) forces them to work together.Written by
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Miss Whitchurch refers to the staff room as 'Cold Comfort Farm', a reference to the novel by Stella Gibbons, first published in 1932. There have been two filmed versions - a television movie (Cold Comfort Farm (1995)) and a television mini-series (Cold Comfort Farm (1968)). See more »
When Miss Gossage writes her name in the dust, the long shot shows shadows of the vase and a structural feature on the dusty surface, while the closer shot just has the shadow of the vase. See more »
There's a lady at the door, sir, wanting to know if you'll vote for Miss Winston in the election.
Mrs Hampstead, you can tell your lady that if there is a *male* candidate, whether he's Conservative, socialist, communist or anarchist... or for that matter, Liberal... he will have my vote.
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After the end credits have rolled, we see Rainbow and Edwin collapsed exhausted on the playing field. A very early example of a now commonplace device. See more »
One of the flat-out drollest movies of all-time. Sim and Rutherford are at their best matching wits over the predicament of an all-boys and all-girls school sharing the same quarters. Slapstick has never been this sophisticated.
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