Top of the Form (DVD)
1953 British comedy film by John Paddy Carstairs and starring Ronald Shiner, Anthony Newley and Harry Fowler.
Hilarious 1950s comedy of an under-performing public school, directed by John Paddy Carstairs and starring an ensemble cast including Ronald Shiner, Anthony Newley, Alfie Bass and Ronnie Corbett. ‚
Professor Fortescue is a phoney school teacher who unsuccessfully tries to sell his system for picking racehorse winners.
When by chance, he succeeds he is chased by the local bookmakers. Attempting to escape, Fortescue stumbles into Bagshot Boys College and, despite his lack of formal education, accepts the role of Professor of an unruly bunch of boys.
When the boys cheat in an exam and win a trip to Paris, Fortescue has to chaperone them as they head to France.
His task becomes more impossible when the brother of one of the boys joins the trip, plotting to steal the famous Marie Antoinette necklace.
The trip quickly descends into hilarious chaos.
Top of the Form DVD Release Date ‚ 9th July 2018