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surdu2005 Sponsoring Member of TMP19 Sep 2017 10:56 a.m. PST

Sorry that this post is very OFF TOPIC, but I thought one of you kindly gamers in the UK might help me with this. Growing up in Detroit, I saw a lot of Ealing Studios movies on the CBC. I recall a comedy in which there was a town with 100 people and a 99% employment rate. The plot revolved around the townspeople trying to find a job for a hobo who liked being a hobo and didn't want a job. In the end, they sort of gave up and made a job for him as a tester in a mattress factory.

Does anyone recall the this movie and/or have the title? I would love to see this movie again. Over the years, I have collected quite a few of these post-war British comedies and would like to add this to my collection.

Again, sorry for being off topic.

Buck Surdu

Personal logo legatushedlius Supporting Member of TMP19 Sep 2017 11:15 a.m. PST

Time, Gentlemen Please (1952)?

imdb.com/title/tt0045239

surdu2005 Sponsoring Member of TMP19 Sep 2017 11:33 a.m. PST

That's it! Thanks very much.

Do you know if a DVD is available?

lesbt6519 Sep 2017 11:40 a.m. PST

link

In the UK.

surdu2005 Sponsoring Member of TMP19 Sep 2017 11:44 a.m. PST

Nevermind. I found it. Thanks again for the help.

Personal logo legatushedlius Supporting Member of TMP19 Sep 2017 12:20 p.m. PST

I saw it many years ago. An enjoyable film with a great cast.

Hafen von Schlockenberg Supporting Member of TMP19 Sep 2017 1:04 p.m. PST

While we're on the subject, what was the one that featured a tiny homemade A bomb?

"I know what I saw, 'n I saw a mushyroom!"

That's all I remember.

Huscarle Supporting Member of TMP20 Sep 2017 10:48 a.m. PST

Hafen, Not sure, but are you possibly thinking of "The Mouse That Roared"
link

Hafen von Schlockenberg Supporting Member of TMP20 Sep 2017 11:57 a.m. PST

Maybe,but it's been decades,either way,so I don't know. I do recall an actual "tiny" atomic explosion-- I don't remember one in Mouse.

Now that I think about it, I believe it was set in a small village, and the bomb was created by some children.

And no,it's not "Children of the Damned"--this one was a comedy! : )

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