Dentist on the Job

Dentist on the Job

C M Pennington-Richards (1961)

84min
A Certificate
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Review

Our Score
A year after cutting his teeth on Dentist in the Chair, Bob Monkhouse returned in this disappointing sequel that has a script so full of cavities you'll soon be wincing with pain and crying out for laughing gas. Newly qualified Monkhouse beams his way through a series of gags that could easily have been extracted from Doctor in the House author Richard Gordon's reject file. No film that numbers Charles Hawtrey, Kenneth Connor, Eric Barker and Richard Wattis among its cast should be totally ignored, but there is a temptation to keep yelling the American title - Get On with It - at the screen.

Summary

Two newly qualified dentists unwittingly get involved in the invention and promotion of a new toothpaste. Comedy, starring Bob Monkhouse, Ronnie Stevens, Kenneth Connor, Shirley Eaton, Eric Barker, Richard Wattis and Charles Hawtrey.

Cast & Crew

David Cookson Bob Monkhouse
Sam Field Kenneth Connor
Brian Dexter Ronnie Stevens
Jill Venner Shirley Eaton
Colonel J J Proudfoot / Dean Eric Barker
Macreedy Richard Wattis
Duff Reginald Beckwith
Pharmacist Charles Hawtrey
Man Graham Stark
Mrs Burke Charlotte Mitchell
Professor Lovitt Jeremy Hawk
Admiral Southbound David Horne
Fuller Ian Whittaker
Director C M Pennington-Richards
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Other Information

Language: EnglishBlack and whiteTheatrical distributor: Bertram Astrer Prods LtdAvailable on: video and DVD
Comedy