Fast and Loose DVD
1 disc. Farce. Black & White. Year: 1954. Running time approx. 1 hr 10 mins.
Director: Gordon Parry.
Cast: Stanley Holloway, Kay Kendall, Brian Reece, Charles Victor, June Thorburn, Reginald Beckwith, Vida Hope, Joan Young, Fabia Drake, Dora Bryan, Aubrey Mather, Toke Townley, Alexander Gauge, Eliot Makeham and John Warren.
This charming 1950s farce follows young married couple, Peter and Barbara, played by (Brian Reece and June Thorburn), who are travellingby train to the countryside for a romantic weekend, Leaving Barbara in the train on the platform, Peter pops out to buy a newspaper, but meets old flame Carol, (Kay Kendall), at the news stand. While they are chatting Barbara’s train leaves for the country without him. Peter, accompanied by Carol, frantically tries to catch up with his wife, hiring a car to drive to the hotel. Unfortunately, the car breaks down and the pair are forced to spend a night in a remote inn, masquerading as a married couple.