Oh, you should have seen him when he was a little girl, Iris. I watched Arthur last week. He collaborated with the conductor in 1991 to create a Channel 4 television series, Orchestra! In the film it is clear tensions between the two men were at a breaking point, with Moore at one point walking out of the recording room singing, 'Breaking up is so easy to do. The original 1978 theatrical print that runs 85 mins and a re-edited re-release print that runs 74m. Of the basic story of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. I have seen 5 of the 6 Moore movies that you have seen. Likewise, the piddling dog is hilarious but dragged on for so long that the viewer starts to become annoyed and forget that he ever found it amusing.
But worth persevering, and a good nostalgic trip. Foul Play…which was the movie that I first noticed him, Wholly Moses…which was right in the middle of his peak years and Like Father, Like Son…. Watson Moore , who is portrayed as a eccentric. See details for additional description. Setting a Victorian atmosphere as well as a music hall style? Ordered to leave in disgrace, the Stapletons, Dr. It was during the Broadway run of Good Evening that Cook persuaded Moore to take the humour of Pete and Dud farther on as.
A lot of people would probably dislike or dismiss this, but I stand with those who would find the world far less interesting without it! Arriving at Merripit Hall, Watson meets the eccentric Mrs. Watson in a publicity shot for the 1978 film version of Arthur Conan Doyle's The Hound of the Baskervilles. In 1960 he left Dankworth's band to work on Beyond the Fringe. I think Blake Edwards tried to replace Peter Sellers with Dudley. The theatrical print continues on with the scene for several minutes as Watson enters the hut with Franklin, views various stuffed animals' heads, and they have a conversation about why Franklin hated the late Sir Charles - jealously over his mistress. He began working with such leading musicians as and.
By Gary Arnold February 10, 1981 The idea of Peter Cook as Sherlock Holmes and Dudley Moore as Dr. Only Those Daring Young Men in Their Jaunty Jalopies has escaped me…. The humorous variations on this especially in Baskerville House? For Arthur, Moore was nominated for the and won a. It was for this reason he was sacked from 's film. Don't take this movie too seriously, heaven knows that the nobody involved in making it did! Holmes, Moore also appears as a rumpled, inept piano player at the start and finish of the movie and also assumes the disguise of Mr. As always, great work, Bruce. These credits are much abbreviated compared to the theatrical print and run much shorter.
The major differences are a in the theatrical print the opening credits are postioned after the scene with the 3 nuns and roll over various amusing shots of Holmes and Watson in their Baker Street study Holmes is reading a book by Freud called Guilt without Sex. A host of famous British comedy faces, including Terry-Thomas, Kenneth Williams and Spike Milligan, fill out the cast. I saw Moore had lots of music in his life…including some photos of the records of The Dudley Moore Trio. The Wrong Box has one stellar cast…. Franklin's mistress then enters the hut, the conversation continues, and then Franklin gets insanely jealous and starts strangling his young mistress as Watson crawls out of the building. The pair closed the decade with appearances in the ensemble caper film and 's , based on the play by and.
As it is, it is a threadbare piece of work all too briefly lightened with flashes of genius I laughed out loud when Dud encounters his double in the post office. There is a scene with a small dog that will slay you if, like me, you're a lover of bad taste. It's just the send-up that every solemn Sherlock-type needs. When the Broadway run of Good Evening ended, Moore stayed on in the U. Moore had endured years of Cook's tormenting, which only increased with Cook's drinking, and he left soon after this film for stardom in Hollywood.
I also liked seeing other stars that I recognized from other projects, including Denholm Elliott Dr. More unsettling events occur, including the appearance of an unknown figure on the moor. Patrick Kevin Day, Los Angeles Times - Projects. He composed the soundtracks for the films 1967 , 30 Is a Dangerous Age, Cynthia 1968 , 1968 , 1969 , 1978 and 1982 , among others. The lowest-priced brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging where packaging is applicable.
Actually went to the theater to see 3 of his movies. The quality of the verbal humour, especially the use of pun and ambiguity? Pete and Dud: Come Again. All of them are in the top 10. Stapleton is carrying a that proceeds to urinate in Watson's pocket and face. Mortimer, Watson and Perkins their driver are halted by a policeman , who warns them of a murderer stalking the moors, before sending the group on their way. So even in his prime Dudley was barely remaining in the Top 1000. In addition to acting, Moore continued to work as a composer and pianist, writing scores for a number of films and giving piano concerts, which were highlighted by his popular parodies of classical favourites.