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Postman's Knock
     

Postman's Knock

Director: Robert Lynn, Spike Milligan, Barbara Shelley, John Wood

Cast: Robert Lynn, Spike Milligan, Barbara Shelley, John Wood

 
In this routine, slapstick, frenetic tale, British comic Spike Milligan stars as Harold Petts, a rural mailman with a sudden promotion that ends up getting him into a lot of trouble. Harold is supposed to be trained behind the scenes at London's busiest post office but even after his first day in the city he is already in difficulties. He soon meets Jean (Barbara

Overview

In this routine, slapstick, frenetic tale, British comic Spike Milligan stars as Harold Petts, a rural mailman with a sudden promotion that ends up getting him into a lot of trouble. Harold is supposed to be trained behind the scenes at London's busiest post office but even after his first day in the city he is already in difficulties. He soon meets Jean (Barbara Shelley), a mediocre art student with big aspirations for her future. The duo eventually find themselves as top suspects in a mail-theft ring, with the police and the Post Office higher-ups close on their heels.

Product Details

Release Date:
02/03/2009
UPC:
0018619126288
Original Release:
1962
Rating:
NR
Source:
Wham! Usa
Region Code:
0
Presentation:
[B&W]
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time:
1:27:00
Sales rank:
49,009

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Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Spike Milligan Harold Petts
Barbara Shelley Jean
John Wood P.C. Woods
Archie Duncan Inspector
Wilfred Lawson Postman
Miles Malleson Psychiatrist
Ronald Adam Mr. Fordyce
Bob Todd District Superintendent
Warren Mitchell Rupert
Arthur Mullard Sam
Lance Percival Joe
John Bennett Pete
Mario Fabrizi Actor

Technical Credits
Robert Lynn Director
John Briley Screenwriter
Geoffrey Foot Editor
Ron Goodwin Score Composer
Ronald Kinnoch Producer
Gerald Moss Cinematographer
Jack Trevor Story Original Story,Screenwriter

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Postman's Knock
1. Country [7:16]
2. Farewell [6:00]
3. Inspector [8:55]
4. Homeless [6:47]
5. First Day [9:53]
6. Reporting In [4:31]
7. Skilled [7:30]
8. Moving In [5:17]
9. Pschologist [5:46]
10. New Job [9:11]
11. Plan-In-Action [5:50]
12. Chase [9:27]

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