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Cucumber Castle

  • Comedy
  • Musical
  • 1970
  • Hugh Gladwish
  • 56 mins

Summary

The plot revolves around two heirs, Prince Frederick (Barry Gibb) and his brother Prince Marmaduke (Maurice Gibb), and their dying father (Frankie Howerd). On his death bed, The King orders his kingdom divided into two halves, the Kingdom of Jelly and the Kingdom of Cucumbers. Before the king even dies, Prince Frederick declares himself "King of Cucumbers" and Prince Marmaduke becomes the "King of Jelly". The film intersperses comedy sketches with Bee Gees songs plus performances by Lulu and Blind Faith with cameo appearances

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Credits

Cast

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Prince Frederick, King of CucumberBarry Gibb
SingerBarry Gibb
Prince Marmaduke, King of JellyMaurice Gibb
SingerMaurice Gibb
SelfGinger Baker
NarratorPeter Blythe
Lady Margerie PeeEleanor Bron
SelfEric Clapton
Nurse Sarah Charles BottomPat Coombs
SelfRic Grech
Dying KingFrankie Howerd
Lulu the cookLulu

Crew

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DirectorHugh Gladwish
DirectorMike Mansfield
WriterBarry Gibb
WriterMaurice Gibb
EditorDavid Woodward

Details

Released on
1970-12-26
Languages
English
Formats
Colour
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