The Wrong Arm Of The Law

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  • Genre(s): Comedy Crime
  • Release year: 1963
  • Running time: 94 min
Comedy legend Peter Sellers stars as Pearly Gates, a Cockney thief who is head of the gang responsible for a series of London robberies. Everything goes well until the police start arriving with monotonous regularity to confiscate the loot. read more
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Comedy legend Peter Sellers stars as Pearly Gates, a Cockney thief who is head of the gang responsible for a series of London robberies. Everything goes well until the police start arriving with monotonous regularity to confiscate the loot. Pearly soon realises that there is a traitor in their midst, so he decides to make a deal with the police. His plan, however, is to arrange a robbery and getaway of his own.

Original Release

03/17/1963

Cast

Peter Sellers Pearly Gates
Lionel Jeffries Inspector Parker
Bill Kerr Jack Coombes
Bernard Cribbins Nervous O'Toole
Nanette Newman Valerie
Davy Kaye Trainer King
Ed Devereaux Bluey May
Reg Lye Reg Denton
John Le Mesurier Assistant Commissioner
Graham Stark Sid Cooper
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Cliff Owen

Writers

Ray Galton, Alan Simpson, John Antrobus, John Warren, Len Heath, Ivor Jay, William Whistance Smith

Cast

Peter Sellers Pearly Gates
Lionel Jeffries Inspector Parker
Bill Kerr Jack Coombes
Bernard Cribbins Nervous O'Toole
Nanette Newman Valerie
Davy Kaye Trainer King
Ed Devereaux Bluey May
Reg Lye Reg Denton
John Le Mesurier Assistant Commissioner
Graham Stark Sid Cooper
Martin Boddey Superintendent Forest
Irene Browne Dowager
Arthur Mullard Brassknuckles
Marianne Stone Woman at Meeting
Dermot Kelly Misery Martin
Vanda Godsell Annette
Tutte Lemkow Siggy Schmoltz
Barry Keegan Alf

Producers

Editors

Tristam Cones

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