On the Beat (1962)


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One's enjoyment of On the Beat rests solely upon one's tolerance of British comedian Norman Wisdom, who can be described as a Jerry Lewis without the discipline. Wisdom plays a Scotland Yard parking attendant who seemingly can't draw breath without breaking something or knocking someone down. He wants to become a detective, but the Yard isn't quite ready for such a catastrophe. He proves his worth--and wreaks more havoc--by going undercover and trapping a gang of jewel thieves. The slapstick is … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Art House & International, Comedy
Directed By: , ,
On DVD: Jun 9, 2009
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as Sir Ronald Ackroyd

as Inspector Hobson

as Mrs. Stammers

as Doctor

as Sgt. Wilkins

as Chief Supt. Belcher

as American Lady

as Manzini

as Police Sergeant

as Bollington

as Man in Train

as Italian Lawyer

as Crying Lady

as Guilio's Mother

as Chauffeur

as Newspaper Seller

as Mr. Bassett

as Trigger O'Flynn

as Cafe Proprietor

as Lady Hinchingford
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All Critics (3) | Top Critics (1)

Full Review… | January 26, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

Norman Wisdom was sort of England's Jerry Lewis. That says it all

July 30, 2002
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

January 1, 2000
Jam! Movies

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