1961 BBFC Cert. “A”

A Weekend with Lulu

Fred, Tim and Deirdre plan a fun weekend break on the coast. What they didn’t make allowances for was the company of Deirdre’s mother who insists on coming along as her daughter’s chaperone.

3- AWWL 1
Production Details

A Hammer Film Production presented by Columbia Pictures Corporation
Copyright MCMLIV by Exclusive  Films Ltd.
MPAA Approved

All characters and incidents portrayed, and the names used herewith are ficticious and the similarity to any names, characters or history of any person is entirely accidental and unintentional

Westrex Sound System
Made at Shepperton Studios, England
Black & White 86 mins

Filming Began: 14th November 1960
UK Release: 1st May 1961

Shepperton Studios, Shepperton, Surrey

Lydd Airport, Romney Marsh, Kent
Toton Marshalling Yard, Long Eaton, Derbyshire – Goods yard scene
Longmoor Military Railway, Hampshire – Chateauron sur Bois signal box scene

Stills from film

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Cast & Crew

Red = Uncredited

Original Poster
A Weekend with Lulu 1961

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This was Bob Monkhouse’s only film for Hammer. He bacame a household name as host of London Weekend TV’s Golden Shot in 1967, followed by shows such as Celebrity Squares & Family Fortunes.

Leslie Phillips,  a much-loved comic actor who has specialized in playing plummy, quintessentially English stereotypes. A star of many films, he also provided the voice for The Sorting Hat in the “Harry Potter” films.
Shirley Eaton famously played the girl painted gold in the James Bond film Goldfinger (1964).

This was Sid James’ last film for Hammer, he starred in Quatermass 2 (1957), The Glass Cage (1955), The House Across the Lake (1954), The Flanagan Boy (1953) and The Lady Craved Excitement (1950).

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