John Alderton and Pauline Colllns star in these classic adaptations of
P G Wodehouse short stories.
Legendary, long unavailable, and absolutely delightful: presenting seven
sparkling adaptations of comic tales by P.G. Wodehouse, the very soul of
dry British wit. Pauline Collins and John Alderton
star in each of the stories.
Wodehouse so thoroughly approved of these adaptations that he provided
personal introductions for each, which are included here.
Starring : John Alderton and Pauline Collins
Introduced by P G Wodehouse
Adapted for television by : David Climie Created by : P G Wodehouse Producer: David Askey
The Truth About George
George Mulliner's attempts to profess his love to Susan are hampered by
his speech impediment. The cure turns out to be rather drastic.
Intro by P.G.Wodehouse (avi, 2.7 Mb)
Romance at Droitgate Spa
People can be so snobbish about illness. Freddie Fitch-Fitch requires the
blessing from his Uncle on a forthcoming marriage, however, he must use
subterfuge to obtain it.
Portrait of a Disciplinarian
Reginald Mulliner is invited to tea by Nurse Wilks. He finds that his formidable old Nanny has lost
none of her charms and neither has his old friend Jane Ollphant!
Unpleasantness at Budleigh Court
Charlotte Mulliner falls in love with a fellow poet, however, the course of true love does not run
smoothly when the family home of her suitor casts a spell on them both.
The Rise of Minna Nordstrom
A story which charts the rise to stardom of Minna Nordstrom and how she uses her guile to land a
lead role in Hollywood.
Rodney Falls to Qualify
A heart-rending tale of love amongst golfers and poets! Can William get a birdie or will his approach
be below par?
A Voice from the Past
The meek and mild Sacheverell Mulliner mistakenly takes a correspondence course In Iron Will and
Self Confidence, which proves rather too effective tor his fiancee's liking.
VHS box (USA)
Anselm Gets His Chance
The Reverend is unwell giving Anselm Mulliner the opportunity to deliver
the sermon - one that rewards him with congregation adoration and riches
beyond his wildest dreams.
Mr Potter Takes a Rest Cure
Lady Wickham is keen to marry off daughter Roberta to Clifford Gandle but
Roberta devises a plan which eventually makes her beg Roberta not to marry
Strychnine in the Soup
After getting drunk and ruining his marriage chances, Cyril Mulliner must
find a way to gain Lady Bassett's consent for the hand of her daughter
Feet of Clay
Agnes Flack and Sidney McMurdo are in love until Captain Fosdyke appears
and Agnes falls for him. Agnes, Sidney, Fosdyke and super golfer Cora play
for love on the golf course.
Wilmot Mulliner is a lowly nodder and Mabel won't marry him until he makes
something of himself. This he does amazing his peers and winning the hand
Intro with P.G.Wodehouse
The Code of the Mulliners
Archibald Mulliner is worried there is insanity in his family and wishes to
break off his engagement to Aurelia. However the Code of the Mulliners - to
do the right thing makes for dramatic irony.
The Smile That Wins
Detective Mulliner has never smiled then Doctor's orders decree he must
start! He develops an unnerving smile which has interesting results and
wins him his heart's desire.
Trouble Down at Tudsleigh
Freddie Widgeon visits Tudsleigh Hall and falls for April Carroway. He's
hampered by her athletic and violent suitor Captain Bradbury and loses his
dignity and clothing in her pursuit.
At the Golf Club Smallwood Bessemer and Carter Muldoon change fiancees. A
battle to win back the originals commences on the golf course, eventually
The Luck of the Stiffhams
Adolphus Stiffham and lady Geraldine Spettisbury wish to marry but her
father, the Earl of Wivelscombe is against it. Stiffham's luck is with him
as he conjures up a ghostly plan!
The Editor Regrets
Bingo Little has been fired by Mr Purkiss, his proprietor, because he
ignored a famous writer, Bella May Jobson. Winning his job back requires
all his cunning and story-telling skills.
Reggie Muiliner has a windfall, loses it because of advice from his
fiancee's guardian, then loses his fiancee. A virtuoso pantomime
performance revives both his romance and finances.
Augustine Mulliner is a mild-mannered, timid cleric until he partakes of
some new tonic Buck-U-Uppo and experiences personality and agility changes
that revive his life astonishingly.
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