Cinema: Felonious Fun

The League of Gentlemen (AFM: Kingsley International). Midnight. A manhole cover lifts hesitantly. Not a soul in sight. The cover slides back and out of the hole pops—tickety-snit! an upper-class Englishman in a dinner jacket. Casually, he shoots his cuffs, slides into his Rolls and glides into this British comedy of misdemeanors—one of the brighter bubbles on the having-wonderful-crime wave (Ocean's 11, Big Deal on Madonna Street, Make Mine Mink, Two-Way Stretch} that has recently flooded the movie markets with felonious fun.

The gentleman in the manhole (Jack Hawkins) turns out to be Lieut. Colonel J.G.N. Hyde, Retd., of the War Office,...

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