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Dentist in the Chair (1960)

Burglar steals Dentistry equipment by mistake and tries to sell them to Student Dentists. Mild amusements follow.

Director:

Don Chaffey

Writers:

Val Guest (screenplay), Bob Monkhouse (additional scenes) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bob Monkhouse ... David Cookson
Peggy Cummins ... Peggy Travers
Kenneth Connor ... Sam Field
Eric Barker Eric Barker ... The Dean
Ronnie Stevens ... Brian Dexter
Vincent Ball Vincent Ball ... Michaels
Eleanor Summerfield Eleanor Summerfield ... Ethel
Reginald Beckwith Reginald Beckwith ... Mr. Watling
Stuart Saunders Stuart Saunders ... Inspector Richardson
Ian Wallace Ian Wallace ... Dentist
Peggy Simpson Peggy Simpson ... Miss Brent
Jean St. Clair Jean St. Clair ... Lucy
Rosie Lee Rosie Lee ... Maggie
Charlotte Mitchell Charlotte Mitchell ... Woman in Surgery (as Charllotte Mitchel)
Philip Gilbert ... Young Man in Surgery
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Storyline

Burglar steals Dentistry equipment by mistake and tries to sell them to Student Dentists. Mild amusements follow.

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Comedy

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 August 1960 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Kiperät paikat See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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[Sam Field is masquerading as a fictitious student John Sam. The instructor is not impressed with his efforts in class]
Dental Instructor: Would you like to hear the substance of my report to the Dean? "Lecturer's Report, 18th instant. Dear Sir. The student John Sam appears to me to be the epitome of all that is retrogressive and reprehensible. He is vacuous, indolent, disputatious and completely illiterate. He is, in your own splendid phrase, Sir, 'a perfect coagulation of the plasma'."
Sam Field: [...]
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Crazy Credits

Initial caption in opening credits: "There is no dental hospital in the country that will accept responsibility for what happens in this film. Neither will the producers." See more »

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Followed by Dentist on the Job (1961) See more »

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Ouch
9 January 2016 | by malcolmgswSee all my reviews

What is worse,having a tooth pulled or watching this film? Probably the later.The film has a reasonable cast.However Bob Monkhouse is not to everybody's taste,certainly not mine.What's worse it is clear from the writing credits that he bore part of the blame for this mess.Rather surprisingly Val Guest wrote the screenplay but did not direct..Ronnie Stevens has a large part and he is really not up to it.Kenneth Connor gives his usual reliable performance but even he cannot make this film seem funny.Peggy Cummins,near the end of her career is the female lead.This film tries and fails to latch onto the coat tails of the successful Doctor series.


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