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Sir Sidney Ruff-Diamond looks after the British outpost near the Khybar pass. Protected by the kilted Third Foot and Mouth regiment, you would think they were safe. But the Khazi of Kalabar...See full summary »
Lady Ruff Diamond's line, "Oh dear! I seem to have got a little plastered," was an ad lib by Joan Sims which was kept in. Julian Holloway's (Major Shorthouse) reaction to the line was genuine.
What is that supposed to be, Widdle?
Private Jimmy Widdle: The thin red line - they'll never get past this!
Sergeant-Major MacNutt: Widdle, if you don't get out of here, I'll paint a thin red line across your thick white backside!
Lady Ruff-Diamond is seen to become covered in plaster like everyone else during the dinner party. For the last two shots of her speaking at the table and in the subsequent scene outside the residence, however, she is the only one spotlessly clean once more.
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