Percy Pointer's passion in life is the theatre, and all his spare time is devoted to the play he is writing.When it's finished it arrives on the desk of a London impresario, at a time when he wants to stage a flop.
A short, kind, very innocent and efficient locksmith is cheated by a burglar in order to rob a car and to open a safe strongbox. The police catch him and is sent to jail. Once there, some ... See full summary »
Peter Graham Scott
Charlie Drake isn't the kind of comedian people would want to remember in this day and age. His style leaves a fair bit to be desired and he faded from memory LONG before he died. "Petticoat Pirates" is one of only a handful of films that Charlie Drake made and a good thing as well. Like Arthur Askey, Drake wasn't suited to film and the above movie makes this painfully obvious. The trouble with comedy and with comedians in general, is that you either like what you see or you don't. Charlie Drake falls into the latter category. "Petticoat Pirates" is cringeworthy to sit through. There are hardly any laughs and Drake gets on my nerves rather quickly.
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