Eric Sykes

Eric Sykes Trailers

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'Eric Sykes' started as a radio scriptwriter but he soon found he could perform as well as write. The slight handicap of being very hard of hearing doesn't interfere with his wonderful comic timing. The spectacles he wears have no lenses but contain a bone conducting hearing aid.

Most Popular Eric Sykes Trailers

Total trailers found: 29

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Trailer (2005)

05 November 2005

Harry starts his fourth year at Hogwarts, competes in the treacherous Triwizard Tournament and faces the evil Lord Voldemort.

The Others Trailer (2001)

02 August 2001

Grace is a religious woman who lives in an old house kept dark because her two children, Anne and Nicholas, have a rare sensitivity to light.

Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines or How I Flew from London to Paris in 25 hours 11 minutes Trailer (1965)

03 June 1965

Star studded comedy about a early 20th century air race from Britain to France.

Splitting Heirs Trailer (1993)

02 April 1993

A member of the English upper class dies, leaving his estate and his business to an American, whom he thinks is his son who was lost as a baby and then found again.

Shalako Trailer (1968)

06 November 1968

Sean Connery is Shalako, a guide in the old West who has to rescue an aristocratic British hunting party from Indians and bandits.

Those Daring Young Men in Their Jaunty Jalopies Trailer (1969)

28 April 1969

Sequel to "Those Magnificent Men In Their Flying Machines". This time an international car rally from England to Monte Carlo provides the comedic farce.

Absolute Beginners Trailer (1986)

01 January 1986

A musical adaptation of Colin MacInnes' novel about life in late 1950s London. Nineteen-year-old photographer Colin is hopelessly in love with model Crepe Suzette, but her relationships are strictly connected with her progress in the fashion world.

The Liquidator Trailer (1965)

01 January 1965

Spy spoof about Boysie Oakes, a British secret agent who specialises in Liquidating. In actual fact he contracts out the work and pretends it is was himself.

The Plank Trailer (1979)

17 December 1979

Classic short British comedy, full of stars, about two workmen delivering planks to a building site. This is done with music and a sort of "wordless dialogue" which consists of a few mumbled sounds to convey the appropriate emotion.

Very Important Person Trailer (1961)

24 April 1961

Comedy set in World War Two, starring James Robertson-Justice and Leslie Phillips. Sir Ernest Pease (Robertson-Justice) is a self-important scientist who is sent undercover on a bombing mission to monitor the effectiveness of his latest invention, a new-fangled radar.

The Plank Trailer (1967)

09 June 1967

Classic short British comedy, full of stars, about two workmen delivering planks to a building site. This is done with music and a sort of "wordless dialogue" which consists of a few mumbled sounds to convey the appropriate emotion.

If You Go Down in the Woods Today Trailer (1981)

29 April 1981

A Boy Scout troupe led by their scoutmaster (Sykes) is on a field trip to a seemingly-peaceful English woodland.

Watch Your Stern Trailer (1960)

01 January 1960

When the details of a secret torpedo are destroyed by an incompetent seaman, the crew of the ship rally round, when the Admiral needs the plans to show to a visiting scientist.

The Bargee Trailer (1964)

01 January 1964

After a lock-keeper entrusts his daughter to a canal Casanova, he is shocked to learn that she is pregnant.

Heavens Above! Trailer (1963)

20 May 1963

A naive but caring prison chaplain, who happens to have the same last name as an upper class cleric, is by mistake appointed as vicar to a small and prosperous country town.

Rotten to the Core Trailer (1965)

14 July 1965

Rogues Jelly Knight, Scapa Flood, and Lennie the Dip leave prison expecting boss The Duke to have their stash ready to share out.

The Big Freeze Trailer (1993)

17 November 1993

A silent comedy. Two accident-prone plumbers go to fix the plumbing at a home for retired gentle-folk on the coldest day of the year in Finland.

Mavis and the Mermaid Trailer (2000)

01 January 2000

A small girl, who doesn't believe in fairytales, meets an old woman who claims she is a mermaid.

Charley Moon Trailer (1956)

01 May 1956

A new career opens for Charley Moon when, during his army service, he is detailed to appear in a unit concert.

The Spy with a Cold Nose Trailer (1966)

19 December 1966

A dog with a spying device under its skin is sent to the Russian government as a present. When the Russians send the dog to a veterinary, British intelligence must get to the dog first and retrieve the spying device.

Orders Are Orders Trailer (1954)

01 October 1954

Movie company wants to shoot a science-fiction film using an Army barracks as location, and its soldiers as actors.

Kill or Cure Trailer (1962)

01 September 1962

A private eye is hired to go undercover at a health farm, but before he can find out why his client is murdered.

Rhubarb Rhubarb Trailer (1980)

15 December 1980

During a game of golf between a police inspector and a vicar the inspector cheats by having a constable move his ball into favourable positions and the vicar's into hazardous ones.

One Way Pendulum Trailer (1964)

01 August 1964

A study of absurdity in a suburban family: father rebuilds the Old Bailey in the living room, and the son teaches weighing machines to sing in the bathroom.

Village of Daughters Trailer (1962)

13 March 1962

A salesman from England is picked to select one girl in an Italian town who will become a bride for a native son.

The Boys in Blue Trailer (1982)

20 September 1982

Sgt. Cannon (Tommy Cannon) and PC Ball (Bobby Ball) run the police station in the quiet town of Little Botham.

Mr. H Is Late Trailer (1988)

15 February 1988

A team of inept undertakers attempt to get a coffin to a funeral on time.

Gabrielle and the Doodleman Trailer (1984)

01 January 1984

A wheelchair bound little girl gets involved with characters from her computer game that help her though a difficult time.

It's Your Move Trailer (1982)

18 October 1982

A silent slapstick comedy depicting the travails of young couple moving into a new home, who hire an accident-prone firm of house removers, headed by Sykes.