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School for scoundrels / Studio Canal ; [presented by] Associated British Picture Corporation ; Guardsman Films ; screenplay by Patricia Moyes, Hal. E. Chester ; directed by Robert Hamer.

Contributor(s): Chester, Hal E | Moyes, Patricia | Hamer, Robert, 1911-1963 | Carmichael, Ian, 1920-2010 | Terry-Thomas, 1911-1990 | Sim, Alastair, 1900-1976 | Scott, Janette, 1938- | Price, Dennis, 1915-1973 | Jones, Peter, 1920-2000 | Chapman, Edward, 1901-1977 | Hillier, Erwin, 1911-2005 | Addison, John, 1920-1998 | Potter, Stephen, 1900-1969. One Upmanship | Potter, Stephen, 1900-1969. Some notes on lifemanship | Associated British Picture Corporation | Guardsman Films (Firm) | Lions Gate Films | Studio Canal.
Material type: FilmFilmPublisher: Santa Monica, Calif. : Lionsgate, [2007]Description: 1 videodisc (94 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.Content type: two-dimensional moving image Media type: video Carrier type: videodiscOther title: School for scoundrels or how to win without actually cheating!.Uniform titles: School for scoundrels (Motion picture : 1960) Subject(s): Effective teaching -- England -- Drama | Seduction -- England -- Drama | Man-woman relationships -- England -- Drama | Effective teaching | Man-woman relationships | Seduction | Feature films | Comedy films. -- Drama | Effective teaching -- England -- Drama | Seduction -- England -- Drama | Man-woman relationship -- England -- Drama | England -- Drama | England | England -- DramaGenre/Form: Man-woman relationships in motion pictures. | Comedy films. | Drama. | Feature films. | Fiction films. | Film adaptations. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired. | Feature films. | Comedy films. | Feature films. | Comedy films. | Fiction films. | Film adaptations. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired. | Comedy -- Feature. | Romance -- Feature.DDC classification: 791.43/72 LOC classification: PN1995.9.C55 | S3665 2007Presented in a 16:9 widescreen aspect ratio.
Production Credits: Director of photography, Erwin Hillier ; editor, Richard Best ; music, John Addison.
Awards: Award winnerCast: Ian Carmichael, Terry-Thomas, Alastair Sim, Janette Scott, Dennis Price, Peter Jones, Edward Chapman.Summary: 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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Title from container.

Based on the novels by Stephen Potter.

Originally released as a motion picture in 1960.

"The original '60s classic."

Director of photography, Erwin Hillier ; editor, Richard Best ; music, John Addison.

Ian Carmichael, Terry-Thomas, Alastair Sim, Janette Scott, Dennis Price, Peter Jones, Edward Chapman.

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.

Not rated.

Presented in a 16:9 widescreen aspect ratio.

DVD, region 1.

English with optional Spanish subtitles, closed-captioned.

Award winner

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