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Classic British Comedy Films Quiz

A quiz about classic British comedy films from the 1930's to the 1960's. 10 Questions.

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In the 1937 comedy film 'Oh Mr Porter' where was the railway station that Will Hay was sent to as Station Master?

  • Scotland
  • England
  • Wales
  • Ireland

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In the 1959 film 'Carry On Teacher' who played the part of the headmaster William Wakefield?

  • Charles Hawtrey
  • Leslie Philips
  • Ted Ray
  • Kenneth Connor

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In the 1951 Ealing comedy film 'The Man In The White Suit' what was was so special about the fibre Alec Guiness invents in the research lab?

  • It repels dirt and never wears out
  • It glows yellow in the dark
  • It never needs dry cleaning
  • It never looses it's creases

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What actor who later had much success in the Carry On films can be seen in the 1951 film 'The Lavender Hill Mob'?

  • Charles Hawtrey
  • Kenneth Williams
  • Kenneth Connors
  • Sid James

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Who sang the theme tune to the 1965 comedy film 'What's New Pussycat'?

  • Adam Faith
  • Tom Jones
  • Tommy Steele
  • Peter Sellars

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What British actress played the part of Liz in the 1963 film 'Billy Liar'?

  • Suzy Kendal
  • Rita Tushingham
  • Julie Christie
  • Diana Rigg

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What was the name of the police inspector in the 1964 comedy film 'A Shot In The Dark'?

  • Jacques Clouseau
  • Hercule LeJoy
  • Charles Dreyfus
  • Benjamin Ballon

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In the 1954 comedy film 'The Maggie' what exactly was The Maggie?

  • A Car
  • A Caravan
  • A Pub
  • A Boat

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In the 1949 comedy film 'Passport To Pimlico' after an explosion what nationality do the residents of Pimlico discover they belong to?

  • Normandy
  • Burgundy
  • Brittany
  • Alsace

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In the 1951 comedy film 'Laughter In Paradise' what does Alastair Sim's character Deniston Russell have to do to collect his money?

  • Get married
  • Rob a bank
  • Go to prison
  • Get a job