Arthur Lucan was a comedian of genius. Rachel Low Lucan at his best is a superb comedian Leslie Halliwell...
Bridget's Night Out (1936) An Irish mother waiting up for her daughter with a pile of dirty dishes and a rolling pin.
Old Mother Riley in Paris (1938) When Old Mother Riley and her wayward daughter Kitty both lose their jobs, only a fast insurance claim saves them from ruin. Now flush with cash, they decide to head for Paris. Kitty wants to find her boyfriend and Old Mother Riley's keen to track down her lodger, Joe. Once in Paris, trouble ensues - with hilarious consequences. Old Mother Riley is mistaken for a spy and finds herself on stage performing in an Apache Indian big dance number!
Old Mother Riley M.P. (1939) Old Mother Riley brings the House down as she stands for parliament in this classic British comedy! A wild and extremely strange elderly Irish washerwoman, Old Mother Riley runs foul of her local council and decides to take matters into her own hands by running for parliament. However, the voting public just aren't ready for Old Mother Riley's unique form of canvassing!
Old Mother Riley's New Venture (1949) Old Mother Riley becomes manager of a hotel - stolen diamonds, murder and pie fights follow.
Old Mother Riley's Jungle Treasure (1950) Old Mother Riley runs into a ghost who turns out to be an old pirate searching for buried treasure.
Old Mother Riley, Headmistress (1950) Daphne Snowdrop Bluebell Riley "Arthur Lucan" gets fired from her job at the Black and White Laundry by manageress Miss Chester "Myrette Morven" for over-starching a man's shirt, shrinking a woman's combinations, and burning a hole in the vicar's chest protector. However, lawyer Clifton Hill "C Denier Warren" arrives to inform Mrs Riley that she has been left the laundry in a relative's will. And, when daughter Kitty "Kitty McShane" gets fired from her position at St Mildred's School for Young Ladies, Old Mother Riley mortgages the laundry to buy the school from headmistress Miss Carruthers "Enid Hewitt", outbidding potential buyer Lady Gertrude Meersham "Ethel Royal" by sixpence. However, the school's French mistress, Mlle Leblanc "Jenny Mathot", is in league with crooks who were planning to buy the school, because a railway branch line is proposed which will go right through it. They set fire to the school in order to buy it cheap. But Mr Hill has discovered that the branch line...
Mother Riley Meets the Vampire (1952) The mysterious figure known as the Vampire comes to England to complete experiments in his mad bid to gain control of the world. When the radar-controlled Robot which he had ordered shipped to him is delivered instead to Mother Riley, the Vampire, through radar control, has the Robot transport itself as well as Mother Riley to the proper destination...as the old lady goes into a whirl of side-splitting action in a determined effort to frustrate the plans of the sinister Vampire.