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Simon Simon (1970)

A comedy short with very little speaking. Graham Stark and John Junkin have a new elevated platform to work with but still manage to get into lots of trouble. Lots of celebrity appearances.

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Graham Stark

Writers:

Dave Freeman (additional material), Graham Stark
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Graham Stark ... 1st Workman
Julia Foster ... 1st Typist
Norman Rossington ... Fireman
John Junkin ... 2nd Workman - Driver
Paul Whitsun-Jones Paul Whitsun-Jones ... The Boss
Audrey Nicholson Audrey Nicholson ... 2nd Typist
Kenneth Earle Kenneth Earle ... Thief
Tommy Godfrey Tommy Godfrey ... Cashier
Tony Blackburn ... Fireman
Michael Caine ... Michael Caine in car
David Hemmings ... Man in car with posters
Bob Monkhouse ... Photographer
Eric Morecambe ... Roof Tiler
Pete Murray Pete Murray ... Fireman
Peter Sellers ... Man with two cars
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A comedy short with very little speaking. Graham Stark and John Junkin have a new elevated platform to work with but still manage to get into lots of trouble. Lots of celebrity appearances.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

July 1970 (UK) See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)
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Trivia

Jack Wild was originally cast, but was replaced. See more »

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Opening credits is the cast and crew's names being posted up onto existing posters and billboards. See more »

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References Play Dirty (1969) See more »

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Silly and short, but entertaining
23 June 2000 | by foz-3See all my reviews

Made in the same vein as Eric Sykes' "The Plank," this film was made with very little money. Stark was able to line up this impressive cast because he was best friends with Peter Sellers. The actors did the film as a favour and didn't recieve any fee. It really is a spot-the-star-blink-and-you-will-miss-them feature. Michael Caine appears fleetingly in his recently purchased Rolls-Royce convertible. Much of the film is banal prank slapstick, but the scene with Peter Sellers scratching his Lamborghini and clicking his fingers for a new replacement is quite amusing, and a reflection of what Sellers was like in real life. Not shown much these days (I saw it at 3am in the morning), it is an interesting film for star spotters.


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