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School for scoundrels

Author: Hal E ChesterPatricia MoyesRobert HamerIan CarmichaelTerry-ThomasAll authors
Publisher: Santa Monica, Calif. : Lionsgate, [2007]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Mr. S. Potter is headmaster of a school which gives instruction on "How to win without actually cheating." The school teaches the ways to seduce a women, gain points in a conversation, or beating someone who plays a better game. One of Mr. Potter's pupils is a desperate Henry Palfrey whose every attempt to win the heart of April Smith has been thwarted by the cad Raymond Delauney. Needless to say Mr. Potter's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Man-woman relationships in motion pictures
Feature films
Comedy films
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Comedy
Romance
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Hal E Chester; Patricia Moyes; Robert Hamer; Ian Carmichael; Terry-Thomas; Alastair Sim; Janette Scott; Dennis Price; Peter Jones; Edward Chapman; Erwin Hillier; John Addison; Stephen Potter; Associated British Picture Corporation.; Guardsman Films (Firm); Lions Gate Films.; Studio Canal.
OCLC Number: 84544159
Language Note: English with optional Spanish subtitles, closed-captioned.
Notes: Title from container.
Based on the novels by Stephen Potter.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1960.
"The original '60s classic."
Credits: Director of photography, Erwin Hillier ; editor, Richard Best ; music, John Addison.
Cast: Ian Carmichael, Terry-Thomas, Alastair Sim, Janette Scott, Dennis Price, Peter Jones, Edward Chapman.
Awards: Award winner
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (94 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1.
Other Titles: School for scoundrels (Motion picture : 1960)
School for scoundrels or how to win without actually cheating!
Responsibility: Studio Canal ; [presented by] Associated British Picture Corporation ; Guardsman Films ; screenplay by Patricia Moyes, Hal. E. Chester ; directed by Robert Hamer.

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Mr. S. Potter is headmaster of a school which gives instruction on "How to win without actually cheating." The school teaches the ways to seduce a women, gain points in a conversation, or beating someone who plays a better game. One of Mr. Potter's pupils is a desperate Henry Palfrey whose every attempt to win the heart of April Smith has been thwarted by the cad Raymond Delauney. Needless to say Mr. Potter's instructions allow Henry to vanquish his nemesis and win April's affections, though not quite as Mr. Potter had intended.

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