Movies MOVIES

The Boys In Blue (1982)

1980 police comedy starring Northern comedians Cannon & Ball, which was a barely-disguised rip-off of a late '40s Stanley Holloway film that was much funnier.

Tommy & Bobby played two rural cops trying to smash a smuggling ring that was using the local legend of a mysterious headless horseman to frighten people away from uncovering their wrongdoings.

Roy Kinnear played the gangland boss, with Suzanne Danielle as his 'moll'. Despite the blatant cribbing from the superior Ealing original, there were some funny original snippets such as when Bobby Ball answers the telephone saying "Hallo, speak first, it's your money!"

A film now largely forgotten, though popular in it's day.


Author of this article:



Contributors to this article:

  • There are no contributors yet

Message boards

The Boys In Blue Last post by www.doyouremember.co.uk
30 April 2011

Do You Remember The Boys In Blue?

Do You Remember The Boys In Blue?