Raising the Wind

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Raising the Wind

Raising the Wind

Release Date: September 06, 1961

Year    :   1961
Slogan    :   «A laugh in every note!»
Genres    :   Comedy
Production Companies    :   Peter Rogers Productions
Director    :   Gerald Thomas
Producers    :   William Hill, Peter Rogers, Betty White
Writers    :   Bruce Montgomery
RunTime    :   91 mins.

'Carry On' director Gerald Thomas helms this comedy caper featuring early appearances by James Robertson Justice, Sid James, Leslie Phillips, Kenneth Williams, Liz Fraser and Eric Barker. The film follows the hi-jinks of a group of music students who move into a shared flat in order to cut costs and have somewhere to practice their instruments. Things get tricky when Mervyn Hughes (Phillips) accidentally sells one of his compositions to an advertising agency and risks losing his scholarship. Can he and his friends find a way to raise the money to buy back the song rights?

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