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Press for Time (1966)
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Press for Time (1966)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Norman is quite happy selling newspapers outside Westminster station but his Grandfather (the Prime Minister) wants to get him "a more responsible job". A few favours are called in and Norman becomes the newest reporter at the seaside town of Tinmouth. After causing chaos at a local council meeting and causing the demolition of a new house he tries to organise a beauty pageant. A slapstick tale of corruption in high and low places
Plot: corruption, beauty pageant, reporter, idiot, honesty, newspaper, klutz, british prime minister, town mayor, favoritism
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: london

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A Stitch in Time (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An accident in the butchers shop leads Norman Pitkin and Mr Grimsdale to the hospital where, after causing the normal ammount of chaos, Pitkin finds Lindy, a little girl who hasn't spoken or smiled since her parents were killed in an aeroplane ...
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Time: 60s
Place: europe, england
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The Sandwich Man (1966)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A man with a sandwich-board (advert) wanders around London meeting many strange characters.
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Place: london, england
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
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Time: 60s
Place: london, england
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Three on a Spree (1961)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A young man will inherit a huge fortune--8 million pounds--but to qualify, he must spend a million pounds in just two months. Easy to do? That's what you think!
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
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Time: 60s
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What's Good for the Goose (1969)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Timothy Bartlett (Norman Wisdom) is a middle-aged banker who is sent to a seaside resort for a banker's convention. He fears the meetings will be frightfully dull, but things change when two amorous hippie girls take Timothy for a sail on the ...
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Foreign Body (1986)
Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 111 min.
Story: Banerjee stars as Ram Das, a jobless Indian man who, tired of life in Calcutta, steals money from his father in order to afford a passage to Britain and while there, falls in love with a white woman.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
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Time: 80s
Place: england, london, europe, india, asia
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
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Country: Poland
Duration: 82 min.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
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Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
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The Fast Lady (1962)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: UK
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: USA
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