OH, MR. PORTER:
One of the funniest British comedies in the music hall tradition of the thirties. Comedian Will Hay stars as Mr Porter, a railway attendant whose boss has been wanting to fire him for 20 years. He has been unable to because Porter is a relative of the Managing Director and is determined to become a station master, somewhere! He is eventually commissioned to a near-decrepit station in Ireland, where he organizes a train for a sinister man to board. To his surprise, the train vanishes. The villagers believe that ghosts are responsible, but Porter may yet prove otherwise, even if by accident!
84 mins, B&W, 1.33:1/4×3, 1937, Not Rated
After losing his job as head of a famous school, Dr Benjamin Twist applies for a job as Governor of the nearby prison. In a case of mistaken identity, he is awarded the job, but on his first day, there is a mutiny and again he is confused for someone else – a prisoner! After his experience, he vows to reform the prison. Cells are to come complete with electric fires and cozy armchairs. When he sets up a business amongst the prisoners, all seems to be going swimmingly, but will the temptation of money lead them astray? A biting comedy.
89 mins, B&W, 1.33:1/4×3, 1938, Not Rated
Original Story by: Frank Launder
Screenplay by: J.O.C. Orton
Audio Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono
Aspect Ratio 1.33:1 / 4x3
Subtitles English subtitles
Rating Not Rated
Year 1937, 1938