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Fred Emney

  • Feb 12, 1900 - Dec 25, 1980 (age 80)
  • 6' 0" (1.84 m)
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1980
Fred Emney
PersonalDecember 1980

Fred Emney

Fred Emney passed away.
1977
Adventures of a Private Eye
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MovieMay 13, 1977

Adventures of a Private Eye

While a private detective is …
While a private detective is away on vacation, his not particularly bright assistant takes it upon himself to "solve" a case that comes in. Complications ensue.
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1975
The Amorous Milkman
MovieJan 1, 1975

The Amorous Milkman

Randy Milkman Davey bites off more than he can chew …
Randy Milkman Davey bites off more than he can chew when he starts to deliver more than pints of milk to some of the bored housewives on his route. In a short space of time he finds himself engaged to two different women; on the receiving end of a bad beating from the local gangster whose girlfriend has been two-timing him with Davey; and finally he ends up in court on a rape charge when an irate husband comes home unexpectedly and discovers Terry and his wife in a compromising situation.
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1973
Mistress Pamela
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MovieNov 1, 1973

Mistress Pamela

Loosely bases on Samuel Richardson's novel Pamela …
Loosely bases on Samuel Richardson's novel Pamela or Virtue Rewarded, this is the story of Pamela who goes to work in the kitchen of Lord Devenish who is determined to rape her.
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1972
Love Thy Neighbour
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TV ShowApr 13, 1972

Love Thy Neighbour

Love Thy Neighbour is a British television sitcom, which was …
Love Thy Neighbour is a British television sitcom, which was broadcast from 13 April 1972 until 22 January 1976, spanning eight series and 54 episodes. The series was produced by Thames Television for the ITV network.
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Up the Chastity Belt
MovieJan 14, 1972

Up the Chastity Belt

The Queen of England gives birth to twins. In order to protect …
The Queen of England gives birth to twins. In order to protect the blood line one is kept and the other hidden in a pig sty and is raised to think it's mother is the pig. Lurkalot is the one raised by pigs who doesn't know his past. He makes a good living as a servant, selling chastity belts on the side. When his master's castle is lost to Sir Braggart de Bombast, Lurkalot must fight to protect his daughter, eventually travelling to the missions to bring back his master. On the mission he uncovers that his twin is Richard the Lionheart and he is of Royal stock and must bring them both back.
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1970
Doctor in Trouble
MovieJun 16, 1970

Doctor in Trouble

Dr. Tony Burke (Leslie Phillips) is in love with Ophelia O'Brien …
Dr. Tony Burke (Leslie Phillips) is in love with Ophelia O'Brien (Angela Scoular), 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" on a very popular television series, and to whom women flock. 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.
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1969
The Magic Christian
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MovieDec 12, 1969

The Magic Christian

Sir Guy Grand (Peter Sellers) adopts homeless bum …
Sir Guy Grand (Peter Sellers) adopts homeless bum Youngman (Sir Ringo Starr) to be heir to his obscene wealth, and immediately begins bringing him into the intricacies of the family business, which is to prey upon people's greed by use of the vast holdings of the Grand empire. They leave no stone unturned as sporting events, restaurants, art galleries, and traditional pheasant hunts turn into lurid displays of bad manners and profiteering. Things climax at the social event of the season, the inaugural voyage of the new pleasure cruiser, "The Magic Christian".
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Jokers Wild
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TV ShowJul 9, 1969

Jokers Wild

Jokers Wild was a British comedy panel game show that …
Jokers Wild was a British comedy panel game show that originally aired on ITV as a pilot on 15 April 1969 and then as a full series from 9 July 1969 to 20 November 1974. It was hosted by Barry Cryer. The show was based on two American panel game shows: Stop Me If You've Heard This One and Can You Top This?.
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The Italian Job
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MovieJun 5, 1969

The Italian Job

Charlie has a "job" to do. Having just left prison, he finds one …
Charlie has a "job" to do. Having just left prison, he finds one of his friends has attempted a high risk job in Italy right under the nose of the Mafia. Charlie's friend doesn't get very far, so Charlie takes over the "job". Using three Mini Coopers, a couple of Jaguars, and a bus, he hopes to bring Torino to a standstill, steal the gold, and escape.
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Lock Up Your Daughters
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MovieMar 30, 1969

Lock Up Your Daughters

A trio of randy sailors go …
A trio of randy sailors go looking for girl-friends in 18th-century London.
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1968
Oliver!
MovieSep 26, 1968

Oliver!

After being sold to a mortician, young orphan Oliver Twist …
After being sold to a mortician, young orphan Oliver Twist runs away and meets a group of boys trained to be pickpockets by an elderly mentor.
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The Ugliest Girl in Town
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TV ShowSep 26, 1968

The Ugliest Girl in Town

The Ugliest Girl In Town was …
The Ugliest Girl In Town was a short lived show about Timothy Blair, a Hollywood talent agent, who falls in love with an English starlet while she is in town making a film. When the movie wraps production, she returns to England but Tim can't afford to follow her. With the help of his brother Gene, Tim somehow gets photographed in womens' hippy garb. When the pictures turn up in a London ad agency, they think "she" is just what they've been looking for. Before you can say "Twiggy", Tim is off to London where he spends his days as a top fashion model and his nights wooing his starlet.
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Hugh and I Spy
TV ShowJan 22, 1968

Hugh and I Spy

Hugh and I Spy was a black-and-white British sitcom that was …
Hugh and I Spy was a black-and-white British sitcom that was transmitted in 1968. It was the sequel of the long-running Hugh and I. Hugh and I Spy was written by John Chapman and produced by David Croft.
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1967
The Golden Shot
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TV ShowJul 1, 1967

The Golden Shot

The Golden Shot was a British television game show …
The Golden Shot was a British television game show produced by ATV for ITV between 1 July 1967 and 13 April 1975, based on the German TV show Der goldene Schuß. It is most commonly associated with host Bob Monkhouse, although three other presenters also hosted the show during its lifetime. Hostess Anne Aston was on hand to read out the scores achieved by the contestants, and each month a "Maid of the Month", usually a glamour model of the era, would demonstrate the prizes and announce the contestants. When Bob Monkhouse returned to present the show in 1974, he was joined by co-hostess (to Anne Aston) Wei Wei Wong, recently seen in The Man with the Golden Gun and an ex-member of the Young Generation and Second Generation dance troupes. This was one of the earliest regular appearances by an East Asian woman on British TV.
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1966
The Sandwich Man
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MovieJan 14, 1966

The Sandwich Man

A man with a sandwich-board (advert) wanders around …
A man with a sandwich-board (advert) wanders around London meeting many strange characters.
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1965
Bunny Lake Is Missing
MovieOct 3, 1965

Bunny Lake Is Missing

Ann Lake has recently …
Ann Lake has recently settled in England with her daughter, Bunny. When she goes to retrieve her daughter after the girl's first day at school, no one has any record of Bunny having been registered. When even the police can find no trace that the girl ever existed, they wonder if the child was only a fantasy of Ann's. When Ann's brother backs up the police's suspicions, she appears to be a mentally-disturbed individual. Are they right?
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San Ferry Ann
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MovieJul 1, 1965

San Ferry Ann

A group of elderly British travellers find adventures during a trip …
A group of elderly British travellers find adventures during a trip to France.
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Those Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines
MovieJun 3, 1965

Those Magnificent Men in their Flying M…

Hoping to push Britain to the …
Hoping to push Britain to the forefront of aviation, a London publisher organizes an international air race across the English Channel, but must contend with two entrants vying for his daughter, as well as national rivalries and cheating.
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I've Gotta Horse
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MovieApr 25, 1965

I've Gotta Horse

A fast-moving comedy with Billy Fury, who plays himself in …
A fast-moving comedy with Billy Fury, who plays himself in the film. The story reveals his great love of animals, and it features his own racehorse, Anselmo. Also featured are several of Billy's own dogs. Watch for the dances!
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A Home of Your Own
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MovieJan 29, 1965

A Home of Your Own

Wordless comedy about the trials and tribulations which …
Wordless comedy about the trials and tribulations which abound when a young couple attempt to build their dream home.
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1964
Father Came Too!
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MovieFeb 11, 1964

Father Came Too!

A young married couple experience difficulties doing up a …
A young married couple experience difficulties doing up a cottage, and are hindered by the wife's father.
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1962
The Fast Lady
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MovieDec 1, 1962

The Fast Lady

A naive Scotsman buys a vintage sports car and learns to drive …
A naive Scotsman buys a vintage sports car and learns to drive in order to impress the daughter of an arrogant aristocrat who despises him.
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Hugh and I
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TV ShowJul 17, 1962

Hugh and I

Hugh and I is a black-and-white British sitcom that aired from …
Hugh and I is a black-and-white British sitcom that aired from 1962 to 1967. It starred Terry Scott and Hugh Lloyd as two friends who shared lodgings with Terry's mother and was followed by a sequel called Hugh and I Spy. Previously, the two actors had worked together on stage for many years.
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1955
Fun at St. Fanny's
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MovieDec 15, 1955

Fun at St. Fanny's

25 year old Cardew is still at school, run by a large …
25 year old Cardew is still at school, run by a large headmaster Who lives and bets off the income that comes from Cardew s uncle will. Of course, the headmaster and the matron don't let Cardew leave school.
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1942
Let the People Sing
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MovieAug 10, 1942

Let the People Sing

A Czech political exile and a washed-up music hall …
A Czech political exile and a washed-up music hall comedian form an unlikely partnership to try and save a town's concert hall from the planners, businessmen, and bureaucrats.
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1940
Just William
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MovieJul 20, 1940

Just William

Just William is a 1940 British comedy film directed by …
Just William is a 1940 British comedy film directed by Graham Cutts and starring Richard Lupino, Fred Emney and Basil Radford. It is based on the Just William series of books by Richmal Crompton.
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The Middle Watch
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MovieMay 11, 1940

The Middle Watch

The Middle Watch is a 1940 British comedy film, directed by …
The Middle Watch is a 1940 British comedy film, directed by Thomas Bentley and starring Jack Buchanan, Greta Gynt, Fred Emney and Kay Walsh. It was produced by Associated British Picture Corporation at their Welwyn Studios. It was based on a play of the same title by Ian Hay and Stephen King-Hall which had previously been adapted as a film in 1930, and which was adapted again in 1958.
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1939
She Couldn't Say No
MovieApr 20, 1939

She Couldn't Say No

She Couldn't Say No is a 1939 British comedy film directed …
She Couldn't Say No is a 1939 British comedy film directed by Graham Cutts and starring Tommy Trinder, Fred Emney and Googie Withers. It was based on a play Funny Face by Paul Girard Smith and Fred Thompson. A woman arranges a burglary to try to recover a stolen diary with compromising details written in it.
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1938
Hold My Hand
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MovieAug 1, 1938

Hold My Hand

Hold My Hand is a 1938 British musical comedy film directed …
Hold My Hand is a 1938 British musical comedy film directed by Thornton Freeland and starring Stanley Lupino, Fred Emney and Barbara Blair. The film's plot follows a wealthy man who buys a newspaper, resulting in a series of romantic entanglements. It was based on a musical play by Lupino.
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Jane Steps Out
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MovieMay 16, 1938

Jane Steps Out

Jane Steps Out is a 1938 British comedy film directed by Paul …
Jane Steps Out is a 1938 British comedy film directed by Paul L. Stein and starring Diana Churchill, Jean Muir, Peter Murray-Hill and Athene Seyler. There was a television remake on BBC in 1957. It was also remade in India as the Hindi film Love in Simla (1960) that made Sadhana Shivdasani into a star.
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Just like a Woman
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MovieFeb 1, 1938

Just like a Woman

Just like a Woman is a 1939 British comedy film directed by Paul …
Just like a Woman is a 1939 British comedy film directed by Paul L. Stein and starring Felix Aylmer, Jeanne de Casalis and Fred Emney. The film's plot follows a group of private detectives working for a jeweller who pursue a gang of thieves in Argentina.
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1937
Let's Make a Night of It
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MovieJun 28, 1937

Let's Make a Night of It

The exclusive Boydell family, …
The exclusive Boydell family, members of the "400" set, suddenly became owners of two nightclubs; the father, Henry Boydell, comes into one, "The Silver Spoon," as the payment of a business debt and keeps his new enterprise a secret from his wife,Laura. But Laura has a secret of her own. The persuasive Count Castelli has sold her a bill of goods which turns out to be the "Coconut Beach," a notorious hot-spot in town. Their daughter, Peggy, is kept in the dark by both parents but her boyfriend, Jack Kent, stumbles across the father's secret and uses it as a wedge to get himself a job as the Master of Ceremonies at the "Silver Spoon." Both clubs are next-door to each other and there isn't enough patronage for both clubs. Something has to give.
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The Lilac Domino
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MovieApr 1, 1937

The Lilac Domino

The Lilac Domino is a 1937 British operetta film directed by …
The Lilac Domino is a 1937 British operetta film directed by Frederic Zelnik and starring Michael Bartlett, June Knight and Fred Emney. It was made at Welwyn Studios with sets designed by Oscar Friedrich Werndorff. It is based on the 1918 version of the operetta The Lilac Domino.
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1935
Come Out of the Pantry
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MovieNov 25, 1935

Come Out of the Pantry

Come Out of the Pantry is a …
Come Out of the Pantry is a 1935 British musical film directed by Jack Raymond and starring Jack Buchanan, Fay Wray, James Carew and Fred Emney. It is based on a 1934 novel of the same name by Alice Duer Miller, and features musical numbers by Al Hoffman, Al Goodhart and Maurice Sigler.
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Brewster's Millions
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MovieJan 1, 1935

Brewster's Millions

Jack Brewster is a pennyless English lad who learns that …
Jack Brewster is a pennyless English lad who learns that he has inherited 6 million pounds sterling from a recently deceased relative. But soon learns that he must spend 500,000 pounds in 60 days to inherit the rest of the money, or forfeit the entire inheritance.
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1900
Fred Emney
BirthFebruary 1900

Fred Emney

Fred Emney was born.
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