A peculiar inventor travels to a fantasy land in a magical car with his children. Based on a story by Ian Fleming. Good fantasy for kids!
Dr. Gaston Grimsdyke suffers from a keener interest in studying nurses than patients. Sir Lancelot Spratt is determined to make a successful physician out of him and offers him a job at his hospital. No sooner has Grimsdyke started his job, however, than he causes a large amount of chaos and disruption, as usual!
For songwriter Peter Weston (Donald Sinden), life is perfect. He is set to marry Vanessa Colebrook (Diana Dors), mink upholstered daughter of wealthy Sir James Colebrook(James Robertson Justice). With her of course, goes her share of her father’s millions. And Vanessa has priceless charms of her own to add to the bargain. Then Daisy, an affectionate alligator, waddles into Peter’s life. An unwanted gift, Peter is determined to rid himself of Daisy. His efforts are shunned by the zoo, pet shops and the police. When Peter decides to give Daisy a dip in the Channel, another beautiful female, Moira (Jean Carson), shames him into keeping her. You guessed it! Peter frolics his way between fiancee, family and alligators until love for the proper lady finds its way into his life! Loaded with a brilliant cast of supporting actors, this film is fun for the whole family!
The hilarious exploits of first year medical student Simon Sparrow (Dirk Bogarde) as he learns his way around St. Swithins Hospital. After many flirtatious advances by his landlady’s daughter, Sparrow leaves his residence and finds himself thrown in to a flat as a roommate with three other students. He learns rapidly that becoming a doctor isn't quite what is on the minds of his hard living mates. A strong cast including Kenneth More, Donald Sinden, Muriel Pavlow, James Robertson Justice, Kay Kendall and Donald Houston keep the pace and the comedy moving right along. Kenneth More won the BAFTA award for Best British Actor. The film set records as the most watched film in British cinema history and spawned 6 other “Doctor” movies in the series, plus a long running TV series.
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A weird inventor, Caractarus Potts, invents an amazing flying car, which drives by itself.
Dr. Burke is in love with Ophelia but doesn't have time to propose to her as she leaves for a cruise to the Mediterranean. Also on board the cruise ship is an old school chum of Burke's who plays 'Dr.Dare' in a very popular TV series and who women flock to. Burke decides to join the cruise, but is first apprehended as a stowaway, and then becomes the captain's steward. For Burke, trying to talk to Ophelia is a hard enough task, but he meets some funny characters on board, such as a pools winner and a very stubborn captain.
In pre-WWI England, a widowed, absent-minded, unsuccessful inventor spruces up a wrecked racing car--which develops the amazing ability to float on water and fly--and plans to take his two children, his girlfriend and the flying automobile on a magical adventure. When the bullying prince of a middle European nation tries to kidnap the auto and its inventor, he grabs the wrong guy and the wrong car. So the adventure becomes a rescue mission that takes the group and their wonderful car to a strange Oz-like world of castles and pirates, where nothing is as it seems. Based on the children's story by Ian Fleming.
Eccentric inventor Caractacus Potts creates an extraordinary car. It not only drives but flies and floats as it leads him, his two children and his lady friend, Truly Scrumptious, into a magical world of pirates, castles and endless adventure.
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