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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 ... 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

Certificate:

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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

Eddie and Bill both work at Riverside Engineering (their boss is Mr Granger). See more »

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References Coronation Street (1960) See more »

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We Are the Champions
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Great comedy
3 June 2004 | by filmbuff1970See all my reviews

This is a great comedy, highlighting what it was like to live next door to racist bigot. But also shows that both main characters are actually as bad as each other. Based on the hit ITV comedy, this is very politically incorrect. And its all the better for it, comedy after all is to entertain. The movies only real drawback is there isnt much of a plot. However the cast are as great as usual. Jack Smethurst and Rudolph Walker make one hell of a team, playing off each other in a oneupmanship kind of way.It's been many years since i saw this movie and last week was finally able to buy it on dvd. The fact that the movie still contains genuine laugh out loud moments, means that i can recommend this movie, just like i would of back in the 1970's.


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