Schoolboy howlers abound in this unforgettably odd vintage classroom comedy caper, starring radio favourite Cardew 'The Cad' Robinson and a host of familiar British film and television faces.
Gormless 25-year-old Cardew, wealthy beneficiary of the Robinson inheritance, should have left St. Fanny's School many years ago. However, seedy headmaster Dr Jankers (music hall favourite Fred Emney) is in the toils of shady bookmaker Harry the Scar (boxer Freddie Mills) and has so far kept his golden goose perched firmly at the bottom of the class. Blissfully unaware of nefarious intrigue around him, Cardew continues to flirt coyly with the French mistress and gamble for school dinners on the form room roulette wheel. But canny Scots solicitor McTavish has been sent to investigate...
Release Date: 22 August 2011
Certificate: U - Universal - Suitable for all
Sound: Dolby Digital
Running Time: 80 minutes
Production Year: 1956
Main Language: English