| Adventure, Comedy
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 »
31 January 2006 | Cinema_Fan
8 | The British take on the British Take of India, and how India Took it Back, sort of.
As with glass, you can see straight through this movie, for what it is. Hilarious and witty, as is the talent of this ...
There is an in-joke to the Rank Organisation: when someone bangs a gong (the trademark symbol of Rank), the Khasi describes it as "rank stupidity".
I am wearing them for sentimental reasons, sir. They were hand knitted by me mother.
Sir Sidney Ruff-Diamond: I don't care if they were hand-embroidered by your father!
Sergeant-Major MacNutt: Well he did do the flowers.
Sir Sidney Ruff-Diamond: Flowers!
The film is set in 1895. When dictating a letter to Queen Victoria, Sir Sidney Ruff-Diamond adds "PS, Love to Albert". Prince Albert, Victoria's husband, died in 1861, 34 years before the film's events supposedly take place.
OR The British Position In India
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