Appointment with Venus

Film, Comedy
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Leaden, would-be whimsical Rank comedy about a World War II British commando raid to rescue the pregnant prize-winning cow of the title from a Nazi-occupied minor Channel isle and secure its valuable breeding strain. A mere moment's meditation on the ramifications of a narrative about generic superiority (albeit bovine) should convince you that you'd be deeply offended if you were daft enough to see it.

By: PT

Release details

Duration: 89 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Ralph Thomas
Screenwriter: Nicholas Phipps
Cast: David Niven
Glynis Johns
George Coulouris
Kenneth More
Patric Doonan
Noel Purcell
Bernard Lee
Barry Jones

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I would not class this as a comedy. Rather it is a film about the spirit of the Channel Islanders. When I have an hour and a half to spare I enjoy watching this.