Approved | | Comedy
In 1905, Lord Henry Loam, his family and his servants are shipwrecked on a deserted island where the survival of the fittest renders the rigid class system irrelevant.
For much of his role as Bill Crichton, Kenneth More was filmed from the waist up to hide the fact that he was wearing shorts with his dinner-jacket because of the heat during filming.
George... Listen when anyone begins to answer with "The fact is... "
Brocklehurst: But why, mother?
Lady Brocklehurst: Because that is, usually, the beginning of a lie.
When land is first sighted, Tweeny has only one arm on the oar when the binoculars are passed to Crichton. In the next shot, when Crichton is looking through the binoculars, she has both arms on the oar.
Opening credits prologue: LOAM HALL ENGLAND 1905